PUCCIA Albert J., DDS, of Braintree, formerly of Medford, passed away on May 19, 2014, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 78. Born in Boston, Albert was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School. He then went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University and his Dental Degree from New York University, in 1961, where he served as class president for four years. Albert started his dental practice in the Upham’s Corner section of Dorchester and later brought his practice to Braintree, where he has currently been since 1976. Al loved his work as a dentist and was a proud member of the ADA and the South Shore District Dental Society. When he wasn’t working, Al enjoyed spending time at the Isles Yacht Club in Punta Gorda, FL, where he was a member. Albert is survived by his beloved wife, Marie Puccia. Loving father of John Puccia of Braintree, Dr. Liane Puccia of Ocala, FL and Tiffany Puccia of Braintree. Also survived by many dear family, friends and patients. Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., BRAINTREE, until 9:30 AM on Saturday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4:00 8:00 PM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in Albert’s name to the Norwell VNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Dr., Norwell, MA 02061. Albert will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed to have known him. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit www.carwtrightfuneral.com.
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Published in Boston Herald on May 22, 2014