Phillip Nuccio, 91, longtime resident of St. Joseph, passed peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2019.
He was the beloved husband of Constance for 64 years, loving father of Gina (Jack) Buchan, proud grandfather of Jackson and Jenna, and dear brother of Marianne Ives, the late Sandy Heyn and Josephine Marlino.
He served in the U.S. Army, where he was part of occupying troops in Japan during World War II. He is remembered by many for his smile, laugh and kind heart.
A celebration of his life will be held from 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 7, at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Northrop-Sassaman Chapel, 19091 Northville Road, Northville, Mich., with a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 133 Orchard Dr., Northville. Share a “Memorial Tribute” with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions can be made to Habitat for Humanity or the World Wildlife Foundation.