James A. Tuccolo Jr., 77, Retired from Polaroid, Emerson College

James_TuccoloJames A. Tuccolo Jr., 77, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 23, while at home surrounded by his family.

Tuccolo was born Oct. 1, 1939, in Haverhill, son of James Anthony Tuccolo and Katherine Agnes (Regan) Tuccolo. He graduated from Haverhill High and Haverhill Trade Schools, class of 1957. As a sophomore, he was a member of the 1955 Haverhill High School State Championship Football Team. He graduated from Newbury College with a degree in Applied Science Management in 1976 and retired from Polaroid and Emerson College. Tuccolo served in the United States Navy See Bees from September, 1957, until being honorably discharged in September, 1963. He was a member of the Haverhill Elks Lodge 165.

His surviving family members include his wife Leslie C. (Mosca) Tuccolo; children Jay P. Tuccolo and wife Lisa M. Tuccolo and Leann J. (Tuccolo) LaPointe and husband Michael LaPointe; grandsons Michael A. Tuccolo and Corey P. Tuccolo; sister Mary Ellen (Tuccolo) Goudreault and husband Edward Goudreault and their children Danny and Kathy.

Visiting hours are Sunday, March 26, at Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main St., Haverhill from 1 to 4 p.m. Services with U.S. Navy Honors take place in the funeral home Monday morning, beginning at 11.