John S. Cuccio, Sr.

March 23, 1933 ~ May 15, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


John S. Cuccio Sr, passed away Monday, May 15th, 2023 in St. Louis, MO and is now with his wife, Mary Jane of 67 years.
He will be greatly missed by his 3 children: Victoria (Tim) Taylor, John Jr. (Laura) Cuccio and James (Theresa) Cuccio and was known as “Papa Jack” to his ten cherished grandchildren and three wonderful great grandchildren.

Born in Warren, Ohio he was the last surviving son and youngest child to Frank and Eda Cuccio with the siblings that preceded him; Samuel, Mary (Fabrizio), and Lucille (Prokop).

John Served our nation as a Army Ranger, he served during the Korean war. After his service in the military John became a successful District Manager of John Hancock Life Insurance, he was transferred to several cities and retired with wife Mary Jane in Sarasota, Florida.  Afterwards, residing close to his son John Jr. (Laura) in St. Louis.

“Jack” was known for his great sense of humor and infectious laugh.  He was actively involved in the church, loved to golf and was the life of the party.  He truly was a friend to many and there for anyone who needed him.

God blessed him with the peace, that he now has, by being united with his wife, “MJ” or “Red”, who he truly missed.

Memorials may be made to:  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( or Alzheimer's Association (


Funeral Mass
May 23, 2023

10:00 AM
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
8 Hwy D
New Melle, MO 63365


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