- Deceased's name: Vincent A. Percuoco
- Age: 84
- Date: December 8, 2012
- Hometown: Woburn
Vincent A. Percuoco, 84, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away after a lengthy illness on Saturday Morning, December 8. He was the husband of Dolores (Scappini) Percuoco.
Born and raised in Somerville, he was the son of the late Cosmo, and the late Eva (Lombardi) Percuoco. Vincent grew up in the Teele Square section of Somerville, and was a graduate of Somerville High School. Vincent was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He served as a Military Police Officer, and later as an Engineer in the Army Corps of Engineers with the occupational forces in Japan.
Mr. Percuoco was a graduate of the Franklin Institute where he received further training in engineering. He worked as a Design Engineer for the High Voltage Company in Burlington; and later he worked for the MIRA Corporation in Waltham where he was instrumental in developing laser instruments and equipment used for eye surgery. Vincent was semi-retired, but continued working in the engineering field part-time until only two years ago.
Vincent and his family enjoyed spending summers at their cottage in West Gloucester. He was a fan of all the Boston sports teams, and in his younger years was an avid golfer. He was also a member of the V.F.W. in Somerville. Vincent was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
In addition to his wife Dolores, Vincent is survived by two sons, Robert Percuoco and his wife Ann, and Rick Percuoco and his wife Diane, all of Billerica; and four grandchildren, John, Anthony, Becky, and Marielle Percuoco all of Billerica. He is also survived by one sister,Louise Percuoco of Arlington, one niece, seven nephews; and he was preceded in death by his twin brother, the late Cosmo Percuoco.
The funeral will be held from the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Road, Woburn on Wednesday, December 12 at 9:00 am, followed by a Funeral Mass at St.Barbara’s Church in Woburn at 10:00 am. Visiting hours will be at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 4-8 pm. Burial with military honors will be at the Fox Hill Cemetery in Billerica. Contributions in Vincent’s memory may be made to the VNA of Middlesex-East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave.,Ste.17, Wakefield, MA 01880