Patricia Ann Tucker, affectionately known as “Trish Ann,” passed away peacefully in her birthplace of Utica, New York, on October 19, 2023. Born on March 11, 1962, Trish Ann lived a life filled with love, service, and a deep commitment to her family and community. Her passing, a result of natural causes, leaves an unfillable void in the hearts of many, yet her legacy continues to thrive through the lives she touched.
Trish Ann was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. Her love story with her husband, James Matthew Tucker, spanned over 41 beautiful years, a testament to their enduring love and partnership. Together, they raised a wonderful family, including their children Bryan March (Dee Dee), Martino Tucker (ex-wife, Claritza), Deon Tucker, Brianna Tucker, and Tearanee Sibbitt, all of whom reside in Orlando, Florida. Trish Ann’s love was not limited to her immediate family; she was a devoted grandmother to seventeen grandchildren, whom she loved and cherished deeply.
In addition to her children and grandchildren, Trish Ann is survived by her sisters and brothers Rosie March of Utica, New York, Charles March, Jr., of Orlando, Florida, Liz Blake of Utica, New York, and Michael Blake (Nita) of Utica, New York; her sisters and brothers-in-law Belinda Tucker, Dorshea Tucker, William Tucker and Eric Tucker, all of Orlando, Florida; and she was preceded in death by her mother, Lena Glenn March, and her brother, Howard Solomon. Trish Ann also leaves behind daughters she loved as her own, and a host of nieces and nephews, all of whom she cherished dearly.
Trish Ann had a remarkable work ethic, which was evident in her long-term service at Disney World for over 20 years and at Orange County Transportation for over 12 years. Her dedication to her work was matched only by her involvement in her community. A faithful attendee of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Trish Ann often attended services with her late mother-in-law, Flossie Tucker, and her sister-in-law, Belinda Tucker.
Her generosity was boundless and her heart was as wide as the earth and beyond the skies. Trish Ann extended her love and kindness to anyone she encountered. She had a nurturing spirit, always ready to lend a helping hand. If you were hungry, she fed you; if you were shirtless, she provided you a shirt; if you needed your clothes washed, she would press them; if you needed a pillow to rest your head, and she would offer you a sheet and a blanket. And she did it all without complaint, always with a smile.
Trish Ann’s love for her family was immeasurable. She was the embodiment of selflessness and generosity, always putting the needs of others before her own. Through her actions, she taught her children and grandchildren the importance of kindness, compassion, and the joy of giving.
In the story of Patricia Ann Tucker, we are reminded of the power of love, the strength of family, and the beauty of a life well-lived. Her memory will forever be etched in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. As we mourn her passing, we also celebrate a life filled with love, service, and an unyielding dedication to family and community. Patricia “Trish Ann” Tucker will be deeply missed, but her legacy will live on in the hearts of those she loved and touched.
Public visitation will be 3-6 PM, Friday, November 3, 2023, in the M. Sue & Rodney D. Pittman Memorial Chapel, 5441 Cooper Street, Graceville, Florida.
Those that have been asked to serve as Pallbearers are Darius Tucker, Vonte Tucker, Tahki Jackson, Dae’Shaun Tucker and Martino Tucker, Jr.
A celebration of life will begin at 11:00 AM, Saturday, November 4, 2023 from the sanctuary of Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City, Florida.
She will be laid to rest in the church cemetery under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, Florida.