Francis J. Rucco, 72, of West Pittston, passed away Monday July 4th, 2022, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Twp.
Born in Pittston, Francis was a graduate of the Northeast High School, Duryea. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, West Pittston. He served as a Corporal in the United States Marie Corps. During Vietnam War.
Prior to his retirement he was employed as a machine operator by Owens Illinois and later Techniglass, Jenkins Twp.
He was a fan of the Rolling Stones and attended over twenty concerts. Francis was also an Avid New York Yankees and New York Giants Fan. He loved to watch nature documentaries on television and also loved snacking on candy especially his Kit Kat bars.
Francis was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Savage Rucco in 2014, Sons, Eric Matthew and Jeffery Faith.
Surviving him are his son, Matthew Rucco, West Pittston, and several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday July 9th, 2022 at 10a.m. at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home Inc., 509 Wyoming Avenue, West Pittston. The Rev. Lucy Obrzut will Officiate. Interment will be held in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. Family and Friends may call Friday July 8th, 2022 from 5p.m. until 8.m. at the Funeral Home.
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