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Ralph F. Tucci, age 91 of Norwalk, died peacefully at the Norwalk Hospital on Sunday, February 18. He was the loving husband for over 68 years of Gloria Conklin Tucci. Ralph was born in Norwalk on October 24, 1926, the son of the late Orazio and Francesca Fiore Tucci. He was a retired Field Supervisor for Norwalk Parks & Recreation, last working at Veteran’s Park, and was formerly a foreman for the Benrus Corp. for many years. Ralph was a life member of the Laurel A.C., a member of the Piedmont Club in Darien, the 709 Club in Norwalk and the Old Timers. He loved baseball and starred on many local teams including the Laurels, Arrow Restaurant and Nash Engineering. He also coached many teams over the years, including bringing one of his Pony League teams to the championship game. Ralph was also very devoted to his family and will be missed very much.
In addition to his wife, Ralph is survived by his children Anne Marie Trapp and her husband Bill of Cromwell, Orazio Tucci and his wife Eileen of Norwalk, and Lewis Tucci and his wife Debra of Bethel, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his siblings Peter, Anthony, Joseph and Rose Tucci, Lucy Carlucci and Grace Greco.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 21, 10 AM at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery. Ralph’s family will receive friends at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk today (Tues.) from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Alzheimers Assoc., 2075 Silas Deane HWY., Rocky Hill, CT, 06067 (www.alz.org/ct/) or the St. Jude Children’s research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN, 38105 (www.stjude.org).
Alzheimer's Association, CT Chapter
2075 Silas Deane HWY., Rocky Hill, CT, 06067, AB
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN 38105