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Obituary for Anthony Henry Tucci

Mr. Anthony H. Tucci, 82, passed away on Thursday October 5, 2017.
A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday at 1 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. The family will receive friends Friday from 5 to 7 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home and again at a reception following the service at St. Peter’s on Saturday.
Mr. Tucci was born and lived his early life in Lodi, NJ. He studied civil engineering at Ohio Northern University and received a MBA at the University of Miami. After completing his education he joined his family’s business, Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Beverage and made his home in Hollywood, FL. He was Senior Vice President, General Manager, and Partner with the Yoo-Hoo Beverage Company for more than 20 years.
Mr. Tucci and his wife, Jackie, were founding members of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and were instrumental in developing the Renewal in South Florida and Greenville, NC.
After his retirement he made his home in Greenville in 1996 where he was an active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church for many years. He was an avid tennis player with a mean spin at the Baywood Racquet Club.
He is survived by his:
wife, Jackie O. Tucci;
children, Karen Tucci-Herron and husband, Tadd Herron,
and Keith Tucci and wife, Lisa all of Greenville, NC;
grandchildren, Heidi Serrano and husband, Procopio,
Jenna Tucci-Herron,
Jessica Tucci-Herron,
Albert Tucci, and
Erin Tucci;
great-grandchildren, Amaya Serrano, Isabela Serrano, and Sofia Serrano;
brother, Louis Tucci and wife, Mildred;
sisters, Elena Sgobba,
Patricia Jacoby,
and Carol Capabianca and husband, Leonard;
and a sister-in-law, Allie Nield and husband, Joe.

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