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Ruth Joan Zucco


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Ruth Joan Zucco Obituary
Zucco, Ruth Joan (Ebel)
85, of Tempe, passed away on April 8, 2016. Ruthie was born April 2, 1931 In Superior, AZ. She was the first daughter of Herb Ebel and Claire Peterson Ebel Forbes. She is survived by husband John Zucco, former Capt. of ASU football team and now retired coach from Tempe High. She is also survived by five children, Darcy, Tamara (Jackson), Perryn, Rocky, and Corey Zucco. She is also survived by her sister, Susan Ebel de Generes, and 5 grand children and one great grandson. Ruthie was active in arts and crafts and rose garding . She enjoyed playing cards in several bridge clubs. Her home was a gathering place for holiday feasts and family get-togethers. She was obviously a great cook and a fabulous hostsess. She will be remembered for the loving care she gave her grandparents and the long lasting care of her mother as well. Ruthie will be dearly missed by family and friends. Special thanks are due to Rocky for the special care he gave his mother and is giving to his father. Private family services were held April 15, 2016.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 17, 2016
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