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Thomas Tucker Sr.

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Thomas M. Tucker Sr., son of the late Lester and Grace Tucker, passed away surrounded by his family at his home in Middletown, on Monday, April 27, at the age of 83.

 

 Tom is survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Barbara A. Ulmer Tucker; his children Thomas M. Tucker Jr. of Muncy Valley, and Timothy A. Tucker of Middletown; his grandchildren Rhiannah Tucker, and Summer Rose Tucker, wife of Sean E. Frailey of Middletown; his great-granddaughter Aila Rose Frailey; his sister Catherine G. Young of Loomis, Calif.; and his dog Jenny. 

 

 Tom was an Air Force veteran of Foreign War, and a Verizon retiree. Throughout his life he enjoyed riding his motorcycle, volunteering to help with disaster relief through the American Red Cross, and spending time with his family. In his later years he enjoyed reading, researching his family history, spoiling his dog Jenny with treats and love, and playing with his great-grandaughter Aila Rose.  

 

 Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Middletown Cemetery.

 

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Evangelical United Methodist Church, 157 E. Water St., Middletown, PA 17057.  

 

 Rest in peace, Tom. Your suffering is finally over, and you are going to a better place.  We love you.

 

 The family has entrusted the care to Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown, to handle the arrangements.

 

 Online condolences can be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.