CUCCIA, Philip Anthony – Passed away after a short illness on Sunday March 16th, 2014 at the Veterans Hospital in Buffalo at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Anna for 46 years. Dear father of Christine Hollett (Glen), Joanne Cuccia (John Dellasciucca) and Santo Cuccia. Cherished Papa of Sophia and Philip. Brother of Laura Lantz (Nick) and Antoinette “Toni” Cuccia. Brother-in-law of Louie Valeri (Frances), Armand Valeri (Rose), Tony Valeri (the late Margaret) and the late William Valeri.Survived by several nieces and nephews. Phil enjoyed spending time with the street rodder crew travelling throughout the US to different events. Phil and Anna travelled everywhere and enjoyed their time on the cruise ships. He also worked for many years for Gray Line Tours as well as Niagara Majestic Tours in Niagara Falls, NY.
Phil’s family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls, on Wednesday evening from 6-9 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass in celebration of Phil’s life will be held at the Church of St. Ann (5740 Buchanan Ave) on Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Rite of Committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Project Share, Tender Wishes or the Canadian Cancer Society.