2011-12-29 / Obituaries


Adele J. Tuccillo of Danbury, Ct., previously of Brewster, died Monday, December 26, 2011, at Danbury Hospital after a brief illness.

She was 69.

Mrs. Tuccillo was born February 16, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, NY, daughter of the late Salvatore and Frances (Vasami) Buzzurro. She graduated from St. Gabriel’s High School in Mt. Vernon, and on October 17, 1964 married James Tuccillo.

Mr. Tuccillo died February 7, 2004. They lived in Brewster for 26 years before moving to Danbury in 2002. Mrs. Tuccillo was an administrative assistant with the Brewster Central School District for over 20 years.

Mrs. Tuccillo is survived by her son James of Bethel, Ct., and her daughter Christine Craft of Brewster; a brother, John Buzzurro of Fishkill, and a sister Joanne Burbank of South Salem; and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 29 at 9:45 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. Interment will follow at The Beechwoods Cemetery in New Rochelle, NY.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster, NY 10509.

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