Gino G. Buccella,
78, of Weymouth, died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 8th at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.
Born and raised in Quincy, he lived in Weymouth for the past 50 years
Mr. Buccella graduated from Quincy High School in 1956 where he loved playing football and was inducted into the QHS Football Hall of Fame in 2009. After high school he went on to play for the Semi Professional Football Team the Weymouth Town Team. At the age of 15, he earned his Eagle Scout Award. He served his country in the United States Coast Guard.
He retired from The New England Telephone Company over 25 years ago and enjoyed every day of his retirement. He was a pioneer in Solar Energy and loved many things in this life, having friends and family come to the pool to enjoy a swim, reading, quoting Henry David Thoreau and traveling all over the United States from Ghost Towns to Key West. He was a true book enthusiast, collected coins and an Awarded Photographer. He loved to watch the New England Patriots, especially winning Four Super Bowl Vince Lombardy Trophies. He enjoyed fishing, car shows, engine meets and always a good bargain. He will be missed deeply by those who enjoyed all these activities with him.
Mr. Buccella was the Loving father of Cindy (Buccella) Trillcott and her husband Ken of Quincy, the late Robin (Buccella) O’Sullivan, Michael and Gino E. Buccella of Weymouth and adopted daughter, Julie Doyle of Weymouth. He was the Cherished Grandfather to Leah O’Sullivan of Southington CT, Amy Trillcott and the late Michael Trillcott of Quincy. He was the dear brother of the late William Buccella and Robert Buccella, loving companion of Nancy Meissner of Duxbury for 26 years and is survived by her family Debbie & John Kane, Frank Meissner Jr, Kathy & Mark Hickey and David & Sherri Meissner. He was the former husband of Elizabeth (Yoerger) Buccella of Quincy and is also survived by many other family members, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Bolea-Buonfiglio Funeral Home, 116 Franklin Street in Quincy on Thursday, October 15 at 11am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4-8pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Buccella’s memory to the Epilepsy Foundation of New England, 540 Gallivan Blvd, Boston, MA 02124.
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