Laird Funeral Home, Inc.
Edward G. Verucchi
(August 22, 1939 - March 5, 2012)
NATCHEZ-Funeral services for Mr. Edward G. Verucchi, 72, of Natchez, who died Monday, March 5, 2012 at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David O’Connor officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Laird Funeral Home.
Mr. Verucchi was born August 22, 1939 in Natchez, MS, the son of Rapheal Verucchi and Emma Stallone Verucchi. He was a lifelong resident of Natchez with brothers, Raphy Verucchi and William “Billy Boy” Verucchi, and sister, Linda Marie McKinnon. He served in the U. S. Army and upon his discharge returned to Natchez, where he joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 480. In later years he worked at Signature Works. He was a member of St. Mary Basilica. Mr. Verucchi loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William Verucchi.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Walker Verucchi of Natchez; three sons, Robert Verucchi and wife, Jill, of Sterlington, LA, Kenneth Verucchi and wife, Stephanie, of Brookhaven, and Keith Verucchi and wife, Brooke, of Mendenhall; six grandchildren, Stacy Verucchi Cook, Rachel Verucchi, Katherine Verucchi, Kylee Verucchi, Mary Lawrence Verucchi, and Jordan Verucchi; one great grandson, Carter Cook.
Pallbearers will be Jack Norman, James Thomas, Johnny McKinnon, Scott McKinnon, Modie Mascagni, and Michael Mascagni.
Honorary pallbearers will be IBEW Local 480, Signature Work co-workers, Homer Rushing, Walter Brown, and Sammie Geurcio.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary Family Life Center or the American Heart Association.