Katherine “Kate” Lucci

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, August 31, 1943
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Katherine “Kate” Lucci, 76, of Wooster died on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare.

She was born August 31, 1943 in Wayne County to Robert and Lennie Butler Haven.  She married Joseph Lucci, Sr. on May 7, 1960.  He preceded her in death in 2016.

Kate was a homemaker and a member of New Pittsburg United Methodist Church.  She owned and operated Country Video in New Pittsburg for many years.  Kate raised rabbits for 4-H projects, had been a seamstress for Barney Lehman’s and enjoyed crafting and puzzles.

She is survived by her children Frank (Michelle) Lucci, Robert (Lisa) Lucci, Joseph (Betty) Lucci, Jr. all of Wooster and Sherria (Ben) Breneman of Apple Creek; grandchildren Sara (Joe) Beichler, Heather (Joel) Miller, Scott (Amber) Lucci, Ericka (Michael) Moore, Chad (Erin) Lucci, Joe (Olivia) Lucci, III,  Brittany (Mark) Cool and Shane Lucci; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters Georgie Gentry of Wooster and Drue (Ray) Howell of Brooksville, FL.

Along with her husband, Kate was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Virgie Rouch and Janice Cornett and brothers Robert, David and Richard Haven.

A Service of Remembrance will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, with Pastor John Heavelin officiating.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Contributions may be directed to the New Pittsburg Lion Club, c/o Scott Wertz, 38 Perry Twp. Rd. 1300, West Salem, OH 44287.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

New Pittsburg Lion Club, c/o Scott Wertz, 38 Perry Twp. Rd. 1300, West Salem, OH 44287.

Visitation: 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Service: 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, with Pastor John Heavelin officiating.

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We will miss Kate. She was such a sweet and fun person and we enjoyed visiting with her.
Love and prayers to the family.

Frank, so very sorry to hear about your mother's passing. Prayers headed your way for you and your family.

When you think New Pittsburg,the Lucci family instantly comes to mind .Joe and Kate were so active in the community.They have definitely left their mark,on the hearts of so many of us ! I pray the memories you have of Kate,will give you comfort and peace in the days ahead.

Kate was a great neighbor we enjoyed hanging out at the video store..
Our dog loves barking at her dogs..she used to bring Holly boxes of treats..
Forty years as neighbors went by too fast.

I will never forget you Kate, you was one of the sweetest kindest Ladies I've known in my life! I enjoyed our little chats. You will be forever missed.

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