June Joan (McNamara) Tucker, 91, wife of the late Vernon Tucker passed away in Lebanon, NH on Feb. 9, 2020. She was born June 18,1928 in Ashland Maine to the late John (Jack) and Ruth (Robinson) McNamara. She resided in Franklin New Hampshire for the last 66 years spending the last 11 years living with her son Ernie Tucker. June had a great love of gardening, berry picking in the summertime and baking. She also loved to share her love of Bruce Lee movies, Grizzly Adams, Golden Girls and the Andy Griffith show with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. June’s greatest joys in life revolved around her family and those she considered family. She was always happiest in life when she had a loved one to take care of. Her family and friends will miss her sarcastic wit, lighthearted nature and unconditional love. Her ability to make everyone laugh even in the worst of life’s trials.
She is predeceased by Daughters Annette Tucker, Bonita Tucker and Melody Tucker along with a son David Tucker. She is also predeceased by her brothers Charlie McNamara and John McNamara, her sisters Laura Morin, Ann Prue, Ruth Ella Theriault, Annette Carney, Ada Tucker, and Elisabeth Lenfest.
She leaves behind her sons Ernie Tucker of Franklin NH her daughter in law Sharon Tucker also of Franklin. Larry Tucker and his wife Alberta Tucker of Leesville South Carolina. A granddaughter Chrissy Tucker and her life partner Mark Eichtelberger of Irmo South Carolina. A granddaughter Lyn Tripp of Franklin and her husband Roy Tripp. A grandson Aaron Tucker of Centennial Colorado and his Fiancé Erica Boespflug. Also, five great grandchildren Colin Tripp of Worcester MA, Hannah Tripp, Lily Tripp and Sarah Tripp of Franklin NH and Aiden Tucker of Centennial Colorado. One brother Phillip McNamara of Middleford CT and a sister Polly Lamb.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin from 2-4:00 pm.
A memorial service will be follow at 4:00 pm at the funeral home. A Celebration of life immediately following at VFW Post 1698 Franklin NH. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Lee, Maine in the summer.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Association of the blind or the Jack Byrne hospice center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital for their amazing care of June in the last stages of her life.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home is assisting the Tucker family. For an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com
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Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Medical Center Dr., Lebanon NH 03756
NH Assn. for the Blind (Future in Sight)
25 Walker St., Concord NH 03301