Service Date: 11/03/2018 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Bellarmine Preparatory School Chapel, 2300 South Washington, Tacoma, at 11:00 A.M. Reception to follow immediately at the Bellarmine Campus Center.
Mary Jo (McKinnon) Tucci was born April 17, 1941 in Hartford, Connecticut. She passed away peacefully on October 29, 2018. Her parents, Fred and Marie McKinnon, preceded her in death. She is survived by her brother Fred McKinnon (Colleen). Mary Jo is survived by Michael, her husband of 57 years, her children Michael F. Tucci (Michelle), Timothy F. Tucci (Barbara) and Maria J. Sessler (Jon). She is also survived by her grandchildren Michael Sessler, Timothy Tucci and his fiancé Ashleigh Hunton, Sarah Babcock, Madeline Sessler, Mary Kate Sessler and Michael Tucci.
Mary Jo was a devoted mother and grandmother and her fondest memories were the time she spent with her family. Her other interests included gardening, genealogy, reading, traveling and hiking.
Her celebration of life will be on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Bellarmine Preparatory School Chapel, 2300 South Washington, Tacoma, at 11:00 A.M. Reception to follow immediately at the Bellarmine Campus Center.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one of the following: The Tucci Family Endowment at Bellarmine Preparatory School, 2300 South Washington Street, Tacoma 98405; The Tucci Family Scholarship Fund, Gonzaga University, 502 East Boone Avenue, Spokane 99202; L’Arche Tahoma Hope, 11716 Vickery Avenue East, Tacoma 98466 or Nativity House, 702 South 14th Street, Tacoma 98405.
Arrangements by Gaffney Funeral Home