Virginia A. (Tocci) Lioce, 96, of Upton formerly of Hopedale, passed away September 5, 2017 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Nicholas J. Lioce Sr. who passed away in 1989. She was born in Milford, daughter of the late Giacomo and Maria (Sapia) Tocci and Lived in Milford, Hopedale before moving to Upton. She was educated in the Milford Schools. She retired from the former Karteganer’s and Lish Hats shops in Upton and Milford. She especially loved spending time with family, cooking, baking, reading, crocheting, babysitting and helping all of us. She will be forever greatly missed but will live in our hearts forever.
She is survived by her children, Michael P. Lioce and his wife Marilda of Milford, Maryann and her husband Thomas Stock of Mendon, daughter-in-law Valerie Lioce of Hopedale, one brother, Dominic Tocci of Chicago IL, brother-in-law Rudy Lioce Sr. and his wife Madeline of Mendon, one sister, Jennie Tosches of Milford, sister-in-law Katherine Tocci of Milford, eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her son Nicholas J. Lioce Jr., brother, Joseph Sapiro, Benny Tocci, sisters, Antoinette Caniano, Helen Delmar, Erma Cervino, Josephine Chamberlin and Sylvia Tocci.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. The burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford. Calling hour will be held prior to the funeral Mass on Saturday, from 8 to 9:30 A.M at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford.
In lieu flowers donations may be made to the Rettsyndrome.org 4600 Devitt Drive Cincinnati OH 45246 or to The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter 685 Canton St - Suite 103 - Norwood, MA 02062