Vincent S. Zucco
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Red Hook - Vincent S. Zucco, 83, of Red Hook, NY, died Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.
He received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and worked for IBM in Kingston, NY as an Electrical Engineer. He retired in 1986.
A veteran of the US Army serving in the Signal Corps during the Korean War, he was a member the Disabled American Veterans, a Life Member of the Red Hook Post #7765 VFW, and a member of the Harris Smith Post 524 American Legion in Tivoli, NY. He was also a member of the Red Hook Antique Car Club, and St. Christopher's Church in Red Hook.
He served as President of the Board of Directors of the Red Hook Recreational Park, and served on the Red Hook Town Water Board.
Born April 24, 1931, in Springfield, MA, he was the son of the late Antonio and Teresa (Mazzaferro) Zucco. Vincent married Jean (Moles) Zucco on June 6, 1959 in Springfield, MA. She survives him at home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his 3 sons: Michael V. Zucco of Daytona Beach, FL, Paul A. Zucco and his wife, Deana Bartley-Zucco, of Augusta, GA, and James W. Zucco of Red Hook. A sister: Eleanor Geiger of Agawam, MA, and 5 grandchildren: Zachary, Kasey, James M., Victoria Anne, and Karina Zucco, also survive him.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 AM on Wed. July 2nd, at St. Christopher's Church, Red Hook, NY. Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Red Hook.
Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Home, 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, on Tuesday, July 1st, from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM.
Memorial donations may be made in Vincent's memory to the Red Hook Post #7765 VFW, PO Box 293, Red Hook, NY 12571 or to the Harris Smith Post 524 American Legion, PO Box 59, Tivoli, NY 12583.
Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com
Burnett & White Funeral Home
7461 South Broadway Red Hook, NY 12571
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from June 29 to July 1, 2014