Saturday, 3 March 2012

Mrs. Delina Tucker, 83, Dies at Home

Stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage as she was preparing to light a gas stove, Mrs. Delina Tucker, 83, of 62 Pleasant street, died Saturday night.

Her body was discovered at 8:30 Sunday morning by William Milan and Mrs. Annie R. Smith, proprietor of the rooming house at that address.

Dr. A. C. Woodward, associate medical examiner of Stoughton, was called by Brockton police and pronounced the woman dead from a cerebral hemorrhage.

Mrs. Tucker was a retired shoe stitcher, her last place of employment being the Burkley Shoe Co. She was born in St. Ours, Canada, and had resided in Brockton for 50 years where she had many friends and acquaintances. She was a communicant of the Sacred Heart church.

Mrs. Tucker is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Amelia Harper of this city and Mrs. Corinne Rondeau of Jefferson; a brother, Peter Fortier of this city, also several nephews and nieces. She was the widow of George Tucker.

The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 8:15 from the funeral home, 238 Court street. A solemn high mass of requiem will be sung in Sacred Heart church at 9 o'clock followed by interment in Calvary cemetery.

*Obituary printed on page two of the Brockton Daily Enterprise on Monday, November 19, 1951. 

TUCKER - In this city, Nov. 17. Delina (Fortier) Tucker, 62 Pleasant street, widow of George Tucker.

Funeral from H. J. Grenier Funeral Home, 238 Court srteet, Tuesday at 8:15 A. M. Solemn high mass of requiem in Sacred Heart church at 9 A. M. Interment in Calvary cemetery. Calling hours 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 P. M. 

Monday, November 19, 1951, Brockton Daily Enterprise - Page Two

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