John R. Fucci

May 25th, 1938 - November 8th, 2018

Print This Obituary Listing

« Return to Obituary Listings

          John R. Fucci, age 80, a resident of Niagara Village, passed away Thursday, November 08, 2018. Born in Meadville, May 25, 1938, he was the son of the late Thomas and Carmella (Piccirillo) Fucci.

          John graduated from Meadville High School, class of 1956 and went on to attend Allegheny College. He was the General Manager of UNSCO prior to his retirement.  He was later the proprietor of Peach Street Beer for Less.  He enjoyed coaching baseball, playing pinochle with the guys, golfing, singing karaoke, and holding a captive audience with his endless supply of jokes. He was a member of the American Legion, Millcreek Post.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Nancy C. (Wade) Fucci.

          John is survived by four children, Renee Knight, husband Charles, Denise Verdecchia, husband Eddie, Thomas Fucci, wife Charlene, and Rodney Fucci, wife Sandy, all of Erie; 11 grandchildren, Dr. Jordan Knight, Cory Knight, wife Kara, R.J. Fucci, Kara Fucci, Nancy Verdecchia, Emma Verdecchia, Jon, Mike, and  Kaley Fucci, and Ryan and Colby Bennett; two great-grandchildren, Maxine, and Eleanor Knight; three sisters, Pauline Markey, Kathy DeSantis, husband Gary, and Debby Dougherty, husband Mike.

          Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 W. 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd., Monday, from 4 p.m., until the time of a funeral service at 7 p.m., with Rev. Michael DeMartinis officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery will be private.

          In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the staff and residents of Niagara Village, 2380 Village Common Drive Erie, Pa 16506.