LUCCI JOSEPH SALVATORE Passed away peacefully at his residence in Farmington Hills, Michigan on Friday, January 11, 2013, in his 90th year. Loving husband of the late Mary Agnes (nee Proskey). Beloved father of Christopher, Gabrielle, (Donald Schneider), Jessica Bell (Grant Eldridge) and the late Lorinda Lucci. Proud grandfather of Angela Barr (David). Great-grand-father of Owen and Aidan. Survived by his sister Jennie Hodick and predeceased by brother Sam, sisters Sarah (Bettarel) and Josephine (Fiorini). Son of the late Giocondo and Maria Santa Lucci. Joe was born March 13th, 1922. He worked as a tool making apprentice at Ford Motor Company and qualified as an Air Cadet in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from Wayne State University where he earned a Master of Education degree and was a candidate for a doctoral degree. He spent his life-long employment in the Detroit Public School System during which time he served as president of the Detroit Science Club. Friends may call at the RG and GR Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Road, Livonia, Michigan on Monday, January 14, 10 a.m. - noon. Memorial Service at noon. Inurnment at Holy Sepulchre to be announced later. Special thanks to the caring staff at Grand Court. On-line condolences may be made at www.rggrharris.com.
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(I knew his son, Chris, way back in our high school days) -- So sorry for your loss. May God's peace be with you through the coming days. Sincerely, Rose Bruno514@yahoo.com