Performer Chris Mucci, formerly with The Woody Brothers, passed away after a long battle with a form of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St Louis. Check back here for updates as I get them.
OBIT from Alton Telegraph
February 22, 2011 5:34 PM
Christopher Mucci, 60, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with his family by his side.
He was born in Bronx, N.Y., on Oct. 22, 1950, to Joseph C. and Frances (Beaton) Mucci.
Chris married Shirley Messinese on Dec. 13, 1997, in Jacksonville, Fla. She survives.
He worked as a self-employed musician and songwriter and played in several bands including The Woody Brothers.
He is survived by his wife, and two stepsons and their spouses, John E. and Courtney Tucker of Madison, Miss., Joseph E. and Teri Tucker of Auckland, New Zealand; five stepgrandchildren, Jack Tucker, Drew Tucker, Nick Tucker, Kaine Tucker and Kennedy Tucker; one sister and her spouse, Maureen and Mark Giegel of Mountainville, N.Y.; and one brother and his spouse, Brian and Shannon Mucci of Pine Bush, N.Y.; two nieces, Erin Nosek and Victoria Mucci; a nephew, Ricky Nosek; and a very close cousin, Lenore Maroney and her partner, Dottie, of Rhinebeck N.Y.; and his loving canines JoJo and Sunny.
His parents preceded Chris in death.
Memorial services will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Muccis’ residence in Alton.
Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorial may be directed to The Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072. Pittsfield, MA 01202
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at http://www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.