Bucchi, Mario M. - April 25, 2017


Mario M. Bucchi, 83, of Berlin, loving husband of Carmela (Matarazzo) Bucchi, died Tuesday (April 25, 2017) at the Alzheimer‘s Resource Center, Plantsville, with his loving family at his side. Born in Italy, son of the late Joseph and the late Lucia (Turchi) Bucchi, he came to the United States at the age of fourteen, received his Associate’s degree from Hillyer College in Hartford, served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, and was employed as a foreman at The Stanley Works for 42 years before his retirement. He was a member of St. Paul’s Church, VFW Post #10732, and the Marchegian Society. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Allison Bucchi of Englewood, Ohio, two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Carl Vazquez of Berlin, and Kim and Scott Consoli of South Glastonbury, nine grandchildren, Carly, Karah, and Paul Bucchi, Kyle and Alexys Vazquez, and Lauren, Stephanie, Nicholas, and Christopher Consoli, three great-grandsons, Axel, Maddox, and Joey, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Josephine Gelmetti, and a brother, Harold Bucchi. Funeral services will be held Friday (April 28, 2017) at 10:30am from Porter’s Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Kensington, with a funeral liturgy at 11:30am at St. Paul’s Church on Alling Street. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Thursday (April 27, 2017) from 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer‘s Resource Center, 1261 South Main Street, Plantsville, CT 06479.

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