Of Revere. Died on Wednesday, October 5th at the Rose Monahan Hospice Facility in Worcester, following a long illness, he was 85 years old.
George was born on January 2nd 1937 to his late parents, Carmen & Laura A. (Gaglini) Mucci. He was one of 5 children. He was raised & educated in East Boston & was an alumnus of Boston English High School, Class of 1955. George enlisted in the United States Army in 1955 and proudly served his country until 1957. While he served in the U.S. Army, he graduated first in his class at radio school, and was stationed in Japan as a Radio Operator.
George returned home and he began to work at Retail credit, for several years. He later began a career for Logan Equipment Corp. that spanned for 30 years. George proudly retired as the Treasure R& CFO of the firm. George married his wife, Joan (MacKenzie) on September 11, 1965. The couple lived in East Boston, Revere, Shrewsbury, then settling back in Revere in 1999. George was a loving & devoted family man & worked hard to provide for them. He Attended Wentworth Institute for Plan Reading and Estimating, and Bentley College for Accounting, With Honors, while working full time. George was also a Member of Progressive Club, St. Vincent De Paul Society, and East Boston Rotary, serving two terms as Rotary President.
He volunteered and served as President of Noddle Island Multi-Service Agency (NIMSA), a Drug Rehabilitation Program in East Boston. When NIMSA was threatened with closure, he negotiated a merger with North Suffolk Mental Health in order to continue operations. During Governor King’s Administration, served as Chairman of the South Essex Sewerage District. Above all else his love for his family is how he will be best remembered.
He is the devoted husband of 57 years to Joan C. Mucci of Revere. The loving father of David P. Mucci & his wife Sharon M. of Pepperell & the late George Christopher Mucci. The cherished & proud papa to Christopher J. Mucci & Emily R. Mucci both of Pepperell. He is the treasured brother of Camille Selvitella of Winthrop, Joseph Mucci & his wife Elaine of Laconia, NH and late Marie Mucci – O’Shea & Rev. Fr. Flavian, O.F.M. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Agape c/o David P. Mucci 3 Deerfield Dr. Peperell, MA 01463.
Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, October 15th from 9 am to 10:30 am in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home 262 Beach St. Revere A funeral will be celebrated following the visitation at 11 am in St. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St. Revere. Interment will immediately follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park with Military Honors.