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Pucci, Augusto Mary (Died on 11 Dec 2010)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 15 Dec 2010, p. 30


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PUCCI, Augusto Mary C.R.S.P. Pastor Emeritus of St. James Parish O n S a t u r d a y, D e c e m b e r 1 1 , 2 0 1 0 , after a lengthy illness, in his residence, was cal led by the Lord. Survived by h is nephew and n iece in I ta ly. Born January 21, 1916 in Torino, Italy. Son of the la te Clot i lde and Luigi Pucci . Predeceased by siblings Attil io, Tullio and Julia. Educated by the Barnabites and in grade 11 entered the Barnabite nov i c i a t e and one yea r l a t e r made s imple vow. Spent 4 years in Rome Seminary. Ordained Apri l 8, 1939 in St. John Laterano-Cathedral of Rome. I n G e n o a b e t w e e n 1 9 3 9 a n d 1 9 5 4 obtained his degree in Biology and his Masters degree in Chemistry. In 1946 he started a summer home for young m e n , g i r l s a n d t h e i r f a m i l i e s i n Al lomont, Val DAosta (Alps Region). In 1955, was named Father Superior o f t h e B a r n a b i t e s , B u f f a l o N . Y. , Chaplain of the Sisters of Charity and Columbus Hospitals. Built a Seminary next to Our Lady o f Fa t ima Shr ine . 1 9 6 2 t o 1 9 6 3 c o n s t r u c t i o n o f S t . James Church, 1964 became pastor o f S t . James Church unt i l 1990. In 1 9 9 0 r e t u r n e d t o t h e S h r i n e i n Lewiston, went to Bethlehem, P.A. and to the Phillipines. Retired to St. James Church i n 1994 . He t r ave l ed many destinations but his great love was for hiking, mountain-climbing, music and reading. We thank him for h is great dedication, spirituality, inspiring talks and just knowing he is a wonder ful friend to us all. Visiting was held at St. J a m e s C h u rc h , 2 3 1 M o r d e n R o a d , Oakv i l l e on Monday, December 13 , 2010 from 4-6:30 pm and 7:30-9pm with a Parish Mass at 7pm; then on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Par ish Mass was held at 8:15am, with visiting from 9am-6pm and 7:30 9pm, with a Parish Mass at 7pm. Then (today) on W e d n e s d a y , D e c e m b e r 1 5 , 2 0 1 0 Parish Mass 8:15 am with visiting from 9-10:30am with a Mass of Chr ist ian Burial at 11:00am. Interment at Fatima S h r i n e , L e w i s t o n , N . Y. I n l i e u o f f l o w e r s , d o n a t i o n s t o S t . J a m e s C h u r c h B u i l d i n g F u n d . E m a i l condo lences may be made th rough www.koprivataylor.com.


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Newspaper
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Obituaries
Date of Publication:
15 Dec 2010
Date Of Event:
11 Dec 2010
Last Name(s):
Pucci
Language of Item:
English
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  • Ontario, Canada
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    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Pucci, Augusto Mary (Died on 11 Dec 2010)