Arthur W. Tucker, age 75

of East Bridgewater

Arthur W. Tucker, age 75

Arthur W. Tucker, age 75, of East Bridgewater, formerly of Quincy, died unexpectedly, Friday, March 29, 2024 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Arthur was born in Quincy, to the late Arthur W. and Dorothy L. (Johnson) Tucker. Raised in Quincy, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1966, and later, after his military service, earned his Bachelor degree from Bentley College. He lived in East Bridgewater for ten years, previously in Quincy for most of his life.

He was employed as a pension plan administrator for many years with State Street Bank’s Financial Services Division.

Arthur was a Vietnam veteran, having served in the United States Army with the 278th General Supply Company Ft. Devens. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, 2 O/S Bars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, and Expert Badge Rifle M-16 and M-14.

Always active, he enjoyed walking and gardening. Arthur loved the outdoors and nature, the mountains, and beaches. He was also a food and craft beer connoisseur, with a fondness for Heady Topper, brewed by The Alchemist. He enjoyed life and touched the lives of many people.

Most of all, he was devoted to his family, especially his cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for forty-six years of the late Janice M. (Sacco) Tucker.

Devoted father of Joseph W. Tucker and his wife Christine of East Bridgewater, Nina M. Tucker and her fiancé Steven F. Davis of Milton.

Loving grandfather of Grace, Marianna, Gabe, Luca, and Stevie.

Dear brother of the late Thomas Tucker and his surviving wife Karen of Stoughton. Arthur is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and their families.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, April 2, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 3, at 10:30 a.m., with military honors to follow.

For those who wish, donations in Arthur’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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  • Nina,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  • We were going to watch the eclipse from the parking lot of the Alchemist Brewery in Stowe Vt, but hopefully you will now watch it from the other side. I will have a beer in your honor.
    Your classmate and friend for 60 years, Stan

  • Joe/Nina & entire Tucker family- we are so sorry for your loss. Arthur was one of the kindest people to ever visit The Alchemist. His huge smile and kind heart will be missed by all of us here. We will be sure to raise a Heady for him tomorrow. So thankful he was in our orbit…

  • I worked with Arthur for many years at CitiStreet. He was a wonderful person and a true friend and I am saddened to hear of his passing. My sincerest condolences go out to his family

  • Joe and Nina,
    Just learned of your father’s passing. We are so sorry for your loss.
    We have many fond memories from your early years growing up in Quincy.
    Thinking of you …
    With deepest sympathy.
    Kathy and Bob Chella

  • Joe, Nina and the extended Tucker family,

    So sorry for your loss and God Bless!! Fond memories looking back at growing up with Tom and your Dad in. Adam Shore and later meeting you two At AWHS. Soccer. Stay well and be strong!

  • God Bless and keep you, Arthur. Until we meet again, rest in peace.

  • I met Arthur at Broad Meadows “ Junior High “ We had classes together all through there and QHS . I always enjoyed “ catching up “ at our Reunions. He was such a nice friendly person. May all the special memories and wonderful moments that you shared as a family comfort you at this difficult time . Rest in Peace ❤️🙏