Obituaries

Marjorie “Midge” Lucci

July 12th, 2020

Marjorie “Midge” L. (Landry) Lucci wife of John Lucci and Co-Founder of Lucci’s SuperMarket, long time resident of Wilmington passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday July 12, 2020.

Midge was born in Wakefield Mass on May 1st 1931. She was the daughter of John and Louise (Frawley) Landry. She was raised in Wakefield graduating from Wakefield High School Class of 1949. After graduation she became bookkeeper at Edson Shoe Company in Malden.

She met the love of her life John Lucci of Stoneham Ma. in 1952 and they married in 1955. In 1956 they moved to Wilmington and bought a small general store located at was then called Perry’s Corner which is today the intersection of Woburn Street and Lowell Street. They grew the small wooden store into the shopping center that operates on that site to present day.

Midge worked side by side with John, her mother in law Assunta for over forty years. Later they were joined by their son John III, who owns and operates the market today with his wife Susan.

Midge loved Wilmington, was active in St. Thomas Church and enjoyed private time with John and the children at their summer cottage on Long Beach in Gloucester Ma.

After John passed away in 2010 Midge remained Chairman of Lucci Realty Trust and President of Eastgate Liquors staying active in the businesses until just weeks before her passing.

In addition to being beloved wife to John she was devoted mother to Deborah, John III and his wife Susan of Boston, Donna of North Reading, Brenda and James Bradley of West Newbury and Kenneth of Wilmington and Florida. She was proud grandmother to Frank, Breanna, Adriana, John IV, Michael, Madison, Brendan and Tatiana. Known to them as Nana Midge, her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She was sister to John and his wife Melody of Florida and predeceased Thomas of Florida.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, July 14th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Midge will be held on Wednesday, July 15th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. All are required to wear a Mask in the Funeral Home as well as in the Church.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Midge’s memory to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B 102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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9 Entries in Guest Book for “Marjorie “Midge” Lucci”

  1. Eileen Costello says:

    Debbie,John,Donna,Brenda,Kenny
    So sorry for your loss
    Mrs.Luccis was a kind,wonderful lady
    May she Rest In Peace
    John and Eileen Costello

  2. The DeMango’s says:

    John, Susan and Family, We are so sorry about your Mom. She was so kind and would always be smiling when she said Hi. Heaven has another beautiful Angel.

  3. Bob Anderson says:

    My deepest sympathies to the entire Lucci family. Mrs. Lucci was a wonderful person and I’m honored to have known her. May she rest peacefully in the arms of the angels.

  4. Sally Gravallese Radomski says:

    Stan and I send our prayers and deepest sympathies to the Lucci family.

  5. Barbara Reinhart Fitzgerald says:

    To all of the Lucci family – my sincerest condolences. I always spoke with your mom afer church and she was so proud of you all. She really lit up when I asked how the family was. She was a true lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  6. Dr. Cathy Wallent says:

    It was not to long ago I saw your mother and Brenda.We all enjoyed reminiscing about the days on Lawrence St. Good times. She was a beautiful lady. What a nice family you are. My thoughts and prays to all. Cathy

  7. Polly Smith says:

    To All the Family — I remember when Emma Sargent’s store was purchased by Midge and John and how it was told that they were chosen to purchase the store because they reminded Emma and her sister Edie of Eddie Fisher and Liz Taylor! Midge was a wonderful sweet person and I admired her very much. Rest in peace Midge. It was great knowing you.

  8. Ellen Ricca says:

    Dear Lucci Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Midge’s passing. She was a gentle, kind, and gracious lady and will be missed by all who knew her. Thinking of you all during this time.

    Best,
    Ellen and Jim Ricca

  9. Alessandro Massaro says:

    So sorry for your loss John, Deb and Ken and all members of the Lucci & Landry families. Alessandro Massaro and family members

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