MILFORD - Angelo A. Bucchino, 99, a resident of Milford, died Aug. 7, 2012, at Crestwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Milford, surrounded by his loving family.
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He was born in Boston on Dec. 10, 1912, a son of Cosmo and Maria (DelVecchio) Bucchino. Raised and educated in Boston's North End, it is also where he met and married the love of his life, Grace M. (DeMarco) Bucchino, his wife of 73 years, who died in 2007.
Mr. Bucchino lived in Milford since 1996 and formerly made his home in Everett, Mass., for more than 20 years.
He had been employed as an insurance salesman for John Hancock Company, Boston, for 30 years.
Mr. Bucchino enjoyed bowling and playing cribbage. He was a faithful communicant of St. Patrick Church, Milford, and a 4th degree member of Milford Council No. 3035, Knights of Columbus.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Rose Moretti and Helen Giacchino, and a brother, Alphonse Bucchino.
Family members include two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Chris Pank of Milford and Cecily and Michael Markham of Pepperell, Mass.; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Angelo C. Bucchino of Frostburg, Md., Fr. John Bucchino, OFM, of Manchester, and Joseph T. and Iris Bucchino of Cedar Grove, N.J.; 13 grandchildren; four great-granchildren; a sister, Lucy Rago of Revere, Mass.; many nieces and nephews.
services: Calling hours are Friday, Aug. 10 from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St., Milford. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 34 Amherst St., Milford. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Amherst.
Donations in his memory may be made to Share Outreach Inc., 1 Columbus Ave., Milford 03055 or
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To leave an online condolence, please go to smith-heald.com.
Smith & Heald Funeral Home
63 Elm Street Milford, NH 03055
Published in Union Leader on Aug. 9, 2012