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McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11924 East 47th Street, Kansas City, MO

OBITUARY

John Aldo Tuccillo

January 18, 1949July 6, 2020
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John Aldo Tuccillo, 71, of Raytown, Missouri passed away July 6, 2020 surrounded by his family after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10017 E. 36th Terrace, Independence, on Friday, July 10, 2020, at 11am. Visitation will proceed Mass, starting at 9am. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

John was born January 18, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Aldo and Mickey (Sousley) Tuccillo. John graduated from DeLaSalle High School in 1967. John graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Finley College. He worked his entire 40 year career at Black and Veatch in Overland Park, Kansas. John married his high school sweetheart Barbara Jo Lalumia. They celebrated 50 years November 1, 2019. The two had two children Angela Jo Cook and Lori Michele Janacaro. He was a member of Nativity Catholic Church. He was a third-degree honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus. John was a softball manager/coach for his children and grandchildren. He never missed a game and was their number one fan. He supported the grandkids no matter the activity - softball, baseball, basketball, tennis, swimming, dance, soccer and gymnastics.

John was preceded in death by his parents. He was survived by his loving wife of 50 years Barbara Jo (Lalumia) Tuccillo; daughters Angela Cook and husband John; Lori Janacaro and husband Joe; grandchildren Allie, Katie and Mikey Cook and Frankie and Haley Janacaro; sisters Sandra Lalumia and husband Anthony, Frannie Waterson and husband Don, Lu (Happy) Amaro and husband John, and Michelle Smith and husband Bryan; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family would like to thank Missouri Palliative Care and Hospice and his numerous caregivers. Memorial contribution suggested to reduce Nativity of Mary church debt.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 10, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, July 10, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Friday, July 10, 2020

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Sandy (Pistone) Taibi

July 10, 2020

Barbara I am so sorry for you and your family for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Steve Whalen

July 10, 2020

I Remember when he was in diapers! He was always such a nice kid. I remember all the fun times we had at Aldo's house. After I married Martha,next door neighbor,We always tried to stop at Aldo's on Christmas eve. My sympathies,for your loss. My daughter Therese sends her condolences

jim collins

July 9, 2020

Our condolences to Barbara and the entire Tuccillo family. Remember John well from the softball fields to the halls of Saint Bernadette's. His quiet demeanor was always an interesting contrast to the rest of us. Know he has suffered a long time and is finally at rest. RIP John

Chris Calcara

July 9, 2020

My condolences to Barbara and the Tuccillo girls. So many happy memories of life on the Boulevard with John and his sisters and Smokey the dog. God Bless.

Michael Perry

July 8, 2020

I had the pleasure of knowing and working with JT throughout his career at B&V. He was always a valued team member and made many contributions to successful projects as well as team moral. He will be missed.

Brother Louis Rodemann

July 8, 2020

I was one of John's teachers at De La Salle. Geometry in his Sophomore year. Know my prayers are for him, his wife and all of his family. All peace and blessings.

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Biography

John Aldo Tuccillo, 71, of Raytown, Missouri passed away July 6, 2020 surrounded by his family after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10017 E. 36th Terrace, Independence, on Friday, July 10, 2020, at 11am. Visitation will proceed Mass, starting at 9am. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

John was born January 18, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Aldo and Mickey (Sousley) Tuccillo. John graduated from DeLaSalle High School in 1967. John graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Finley College. He worked his entire 40 year career at Black and Veatch in Overland Park, Kansas. John married his high school sweetheart Barbara Jo Lalumia. They celebrated 50 years November 1, 2019. The two had two children Angela Jo Cook and Lori Michelle Janacaro. He was a member of Nativity Catholic Church. He was a third-degree honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus. John was a softball manager/coach for his children and grandchildren. He never missed a game and was their number one fan. He supported the grandkids no matter the activity - softball, baseball, basketball, tennis, swimming, dance, soccer and gymnastics.

John was preceded in death by his parents. He was survived by his loving wife of 50 years Barbara Jo (Lalumia) Tuccillo; daughters Angela Cook and husband John; Lori Janacaro and husband Joe; grandchildren Allie, Katie and Mikey Cook and Frankie and Haley Janacaro; sisters Sandra Lalumia and husband Anthony, Frannie Waterson and husband Don, Lu (Happy) Amaro and husband John, and Michelle Smith and husband Brian; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family would like to thank Missouri Palliative Care and Hospice and his numerous caregivers. Memorial contribution suggested to reduce Nativity of Mary church debt.