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Official Obituary of: Josephine M. Tucci (DiRenzo), 95, on Oct 12, 2021

Josephine M. Tucci (DiRenzo), 95, on Oct 12, 2021

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Josephine M. Tucci (DiRenzo), 95, a lifelong resident of North Attleboro passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.

Born August 10, 1926, in Attleboro, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marguerite DiRenzo.

Jo attended North Attleboro High School and worked at Medals & Craft in Attleboro until meeting her husband, Ernest.  They met at King Philip Ballroom where they both enjoyed dancing.

They married on September 25, 1948, at St. Mary’s Church in North Attleboro.  Jo enjoyed being a homemaker, always loving and taking care of the family.  On August 14, 1952, she gave birth to JoAnn which was the joy of their lives.  Jo was a hard worker who loved family, cooking and had a deep faith, which continued for four generations.

Jo returned to work 16 years later at A&J Tool in Plainville for 20 years until retiring.  During those 20 years, she enjoyed traveling with Ernie, especially to Italy!

Ernie and Jo enjoyed their lives and were ecstatic when JoAnn married Albert who was devoted and a respectful son-in-law of 46 years who they considered their own son.

JoAnn & Albert were blessed with their daughter, Danielle, which brought much joy to Jo and Ernie.

She is predeceased in death by her husband on July 12, 1998, Ernest P. Tucci and her brothers Peter DiRenzo, Frank DiRenzo, Albert DiRenzo and sister Mary Picchi and her beloves on-in-law, Albert J. Houle, Jr.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, October 18 from 5-8 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.  A funeral will be held from the funeral home on Tuesday, October 19 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass at St. Mary’s Church of Transfiguration of the Lord Parish, 14 Park Street, North Attleboro at 10 a.m.  Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Attleboro Falls.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Transfiguration of the Lord Parish, 14 Park Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760.

 

 

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  • JoAnn, I am so very sorry for your loss. Josephine was such an amazing woman and I’m so privileged to have had the honor of knowing her since I was a little girl. She was always ready with a genuine smile and I’ll never forget her laugh. You’ve been a great daughter to her; the best. She will not be forgotten. Please know we are thinking of you at this very sad time and we are keeping you close in our prayers. We love you Jo. (Comforting scriptures: Job 14:14, 15; Acts 24:15;
    Psalm 37:10, 11, 29)

  • I am so very sorry for your loss.  Your mother and my mother, Rose Theriault, were life long friends.  We so enjoyed your mom’s company and enjoyed many laughs together.  

  • JoAnn, I am so sorry for the loss of Aunt Josie. I remember all the great visits with you and your parents. She was such a wonderful lady. She is with her beloved Ernie. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  • Joanne, I am so sorry for the loss of Jo. I loved knowing and caring for her. She was such a special lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know how difficult the loss is. 

  • JoAnn Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you. She was a terrific neighbor and person. Will miss seeing her around with you.

  • Gone are the telephone calls, sauce, meatball sandwiches, humor and get togethers BUT the memories will never be forgotten by this godson and family. Rest In Peace knowing you are truly loved 

  • JOANN MY DEEPEST HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES ON THE LOSS OF YOUR BELOVED “MA”. SHE WAS BEYOND BLESSED TO HAVE SUCH A LOVING DAUGHTER AS YOU XO

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  1. JOANN MY DEEPEST HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES ON THE LOSS OF YOUR BELOVED “MA”. SHE WAS BEYOND BLESSED TO HAVE SUCH A LOVING DAUGHTER AS YOU XO

  2. Gone are the telephone calls, sauce, meatball sandwiches, humor and get togethers BUT the memories will never be forgotten by this godson and family. Rest In Peace knowing you are truly loved 

  3. JoAnn Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you. She was a terrific neighbor and person. Will miss seeing her around with you.

  4. Joanne, I am so sorry for the loss of Jo. I loved knowing and caring for her. She was such a special lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know how difficult the loss is. 

  5. JoAnn, I am so sorry for the loss of Aunt Josie. I remember all the great visits with you and your parents. She was such a wonderful lady. She is with her beloved Ernie. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  6. I am so very sorry for your loss.  Your mother and my mother, Rose Theriault, were life long friends.  We so enjoyed your mom’s company and enjoyed many laughs together.  

  7. JoAnn, I am so very sorry for your loss. Josephine was such an amazing woman and I’m so privileged to have had the honor of knowing her since I was a little girl. She was always ready with a genuine smile and I’ll never forget her laugh. You’ve been a great daughter to her; the best. She will not be forgotten. Please know we are thinking of you at this very sad time and we are keeping you close in our prayers. We love you Jo. (Comforting scriptures: Job 14:14, 15; Acts 24:15;
    Psalm 37:10, 11, 29)

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