Richard Mauro "Dick" Bucci, 70, of Follansbee passed away Friday August 7, 2009, at his home. He was born on April 12, 1939, in Steubenville, OH, a devoted son of the late Adamo and Constance Bucci. Dick retired as a foreman in the Tin Mill from the Weirton Steel Corporation, after 32 years of service. He was a standout in football at Follansbee High School, and remained an avid sports fan, cheering on Notre Dame, the New York Yankees, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. When Dick was not working he exercised regularly at Hard Bodies Gym in Weirton. Richard was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, K of C 3734; Fourth Degree Assembly; 25 Year Club of Weirton Steel. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Thompson Bucci, whom he married on November 25, 2000; his son, Richard C. Bucci of Pittsburgh, PA; his Aunts, Mamie Bucci, and Nancy Tarr of Steubenville, OH; several nieces and nephews, and his dogs, that he loved, Buttons and Bert. Visitation will be 1-3 and 6-8 PM Sunday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited 6 PM Sunday. Funeral Liturgy with mass will be celebrated 12:30 PM Monday, at the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. The Fourth Degree Assembly will stand in honor. Rev. Fr. Peter A. Giannamore will preside. Entombment will follow at the Saint Paul Cemetery Mausoleum. Richard's family would like to thank Allegheny General Hospital, Trinity East and Weirton Medical Center for all of the care that Richard received. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church 229 California Avenue Weirton, WV 26062 Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. So sorry about Dicky! We were playmates,classmates,teammates and friends for a long, long time. I remember I used to watch Dicky finish his accordion practice before we could go out to play. We had some fun times together and he was a fine boy/man and a fine quarterback. My sympathy to you all.

  2. Richard was truly an angel to my sister, Joyce. I am forever grateful for that. He always had a kind word to say. Such a gentle man. I loved him like a brother and he treated me like a sister. I will miss him.

  3. I was really sorry to hear about Dick. Joyce, you always said what a kind and gentle man he is and so good to you. I know he will be missed. You and his family have my deepest sympathy.

  4. August 10, 2009 Dear Joyce & Family: It’s difficult to know to say just now … Dick – Best Friends – Class of 1958 – Jim & Jackie Givens … except that you’re thought of in sympathy and friendship.

  5. Joyce So sorry to hear of your Husband’s passing, please accept my condolences.While I did not know him you always spoke of him as a great man.Hope all the memories will help you thur this sad time

  6. Joyce, We were very sorry to hear of your husbband’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  7. Dear Joyce & Family: It’s difficult to know what to say just now … Dick – Best Friends – Class of 1958 – Jim & Jackie Givens … except that you’re thought of in sympathy and friendship

  8. Joyce: We were so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing and pray that God gives you comfort and strength in the days ahead. Your neighbors, Steve, Kris, Cole and Bailey Roberts

  9. Joyce, I am in shock, since I just found out. I loved him so! I wish I had known that he had been ill. Claire Ann

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