Thomas Pucci Posted: 2022-07-20 11:40:44

Thomas Pucci


Thomas (Tom) James Pucci, Jr., 73, of Algonquin, died peacefully on July 18, 2022.

Tom was born in Westerly, RI on October 16, 1948, the son of Thomas James Pucci, Sr. and Theresa (nee Algiere) Pucci. He graduated from LaSalle Academy High School in Providence, Rhode Island in 1966 and then Marquette University in 1970.

On May 30, 1970, he married Kristine Adams. Tom worked as a Sales Executive/Vice President for Motorola, Inc. for his entire 32-year career and we often said he “bleeds blue”. He was a true Motorolan through and through and loved the company and family he worked for.

Tom enjoyed golf, his wife’s amazing cooking and his family. He was an avid sports fan, but his favorite sports to watch were the ones his children and grandchildren were participating in. He was a diehard Red Sox fan and sure did love that World Series win in 2004! He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be missed by all who knew and looked up to him.

He is survived by his wife, Kristine, his children Deanna (Pat) Murphy, Ben (Julia) Pucci and by his 4 grandchildren Connor, Griffin, Erin, and Duncan.

Tom was preceded in death by his daughter, Erin, and his parents.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 3, 2022, from 9:00-10:00 am with a funeral mass being held at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church – 10307 Dundee Road.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Riley Hospital and Indiana University Dance Marathon at On the donation page, choose the tribute option and type in the name (Tom Pucci). Gifts can also be accepted by mail at Riley Children’s Foundation, PO Box 3356, Indianapolis, IN 46206.

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Kathy and John Morgan 2022-07-20 13:27:59

Wishing you all peace and wonderful memories of this very special man.

Theresa wright 2022-07-20 14:33:47

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time in the passing of our wonderful cousin Tommy J. God Bless and Sending our love.

Kathy and John Morgan 2022-07-20 15:19:15

Wishing you all peace and wonderful memories of this very special man.

Paul and Linda Lanci 2022-07-20 16:16:15

So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I will always remember that big smile and his passion for life. May God grant you all peace in your time of loss.

Sparkie and Barbara Berthiaume 2022-07-20 17:35:42

You were always a kind person thinking of others. We will always remember the wonderful times we all spent together at The Florida Club.

Bill Kibby 2022-07-21 08:12:16

So sorry for the loss of Tom. He was a great help and supporter of me early in my career. RIP Tom

John Magee 2022-07-21 11:34:51

So sad for the loss of another Motorolan. I did not have a lot of interface with Tom but he had a great reputation as being an outstanding person and Motorolan

Wayne and Michelle Foret 2022-07-21 12:48:20

Tom was a rare individual that will be missed by so many. I had the opportunity to work along side Tom and they were years I will never forget. Tom was passionate about everything he did and always led by example. He will be missed.

Kevin and Sheila Fitch 2022-07-21 13:09:32

Kris Tom’s heart was as a big as he was. Several of our St Charles friends attribute their success at Motorola to Tom. Our condolences to you and your families.

Darwin Lind 2022-07-21 15:33:52

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Pucci family. Tom & I worked together at Motorola, I always enjoyed our interactions.

Chip Saunders 2022-07-30 20:26:55

Tom was a positive influence on all the people he touched. Tom was a leader of people leading by commitment, ethics, and celebrating others achievements. But what I valued most was Tom’s friendship. He was an inspiration for me.

Robert Wyman 2022-08-03 08:00:43

Kristine, So sorry for your loss. Our families knew each other on Lake St. in Crystal Lake. I think about our neighbor time often.