SUTTON - Linda M. (Trottier) Rucci died peacefully at UMASS Hospital in Worcester Ma, surrounded by her family on January 31st at the early age of 67 after complications from cancer.
Linda is survived by her mother, Shirley Chenery of Worcester; her adoring husband, Bob Rucci of Sutton; her children, Robert R. Rucci and his wife, Alison of Dudley and Jill S. Rucci- Ladusau and her husband, Michael of Tiverton RI; her grandchildren, Hazel Ann and Robert A. Rucci of Dudley, Cristino Domenic, Adriana Ray and Nicolo Vincenzo Ladusau of Tiverton; her two sisters, Jean Jose of Shrewsbury, Ann Surprise of Webster and her brother Paul Trottier of Plymouth. Linda is preceded in death by her father, Raymond Trottier and her grandparents Alfred and Anne Belanger and her Gramma T. (Anna M. Trottier.) She also leaves many aunt’s, uncles’s, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Linda M. Rucci was born in Worcester, MA to Raymond and Shirley Trottier. Linda graduated from Fanning Girls Trade in 1969 with a degree in cosmetology. Linda married her true love Bob Rucci of Worcester on June 9, 1973.
Linda enjoyed working as a hair stylist and make-up artist for 14 years. Linda also was proud to be co-owner of Bob Rucci Automobiles, and worked alongside her husband for over 30 years. Linda most recently worked at Macy’s as a make-up artist and counter manager for Elizabeth Arden. In addition to her artistry, Linda enjoyed making personal connections with people; she loved to help them look and feel beautiful about themselves.
Linda was an amazing Wife and Mother who loved her family dearly. She lived for her grandchildren and loved being with them. She also loved to go on motorcycle rides, go shopping, hiking and being outside. When it was time to chill Linda would snuggle with her beloved dog Poquita. Linda was loved by everyone she meet and will be greatly missed but “Never Forgotten.”
Family and friends have honored and celebrated Linda’s life privately. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org