Lois V. (Vallance) Tucker

July 29, 1926 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Lois Tucker Obituary

Lois Vallance Tucker, 97, of The Abbington of Arlington Assisting Living Center in Columbus, Ohio died on February 2, 2024. Born on July 29, 1926, in Louisville, the daughter of Arthur and Leila Mae (Harris) Vallance, graduated from Massena High School in 1944. She was employed by the Navy Office of Civilian Personnel, during WWII, Alcoa, MMH Hospital, and Newberry’s before retiring from Walsh Trucking in 1984.

Lois lived a full and rich life. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were a source of much pride and great joy. She maintained close connections across generations of Vallance, Romeo, and Tucker families to her final days.

Lois married Aubrey Tucker in 1984. They shared many years travelling, wintering in Florida and summers in Massena, New York. After Aubrey passed in 2019, Lois moved to Columbus, Ohio where she spent the last 5 years making friends at her new retirement community. She enjoyed reading, bicycling, walking, and following the New York Yankees. 

She is survived by her sister Margaret, one daughter Jane Sellica (Wm. Fraccastoro), and one son Michael J. Romeo, Jr., (Laurie), Step-sons Allen Tucker, Harold Tucker, step-daughters Linda Tucker (Carole Miller), Karen Cook (Robert). Eleven grandchildren, Seve great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Aubrey, first husband Michael J. Romeo, Sr., two daughters Ellen and Barbara Romeo, six sisters Jessica, Pearl, Nora, Ruby, Maude, Ellen and four brothers Charles, Victor, Arthur and Arnold.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on February 17, 2024 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, in Columbus, Ohio where friends may call 10-11 am. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Massena, New York, preceded by calling hours at Phillips Memorial Home sometime in the Summer of 2024.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.






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February 17, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Peter Roman Catholic Church (Columbus, Ohio)

Funeral Mass
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Peter Roman Catholic Church (Columbus, Ohio)


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