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Dianne (Alabiso) Lucci
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF),
    26 Broadway, 14th Flr.
    New York, NY 10004

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“My brother, Phil and I vacationed in N. Falmouth when we were kids and got to know Joe and Diane during those vacations. We wrote to them for a while...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Adrienne (Toledo) Hill - MA

“Al and family, I'm so saddened to hear of this. She was a wonderful person and I always looked forward to your visits, either alone or with your...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Heidi Gordon - Oakdale, CT

“With deepest sympathy from the Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative, Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Maria Goretti parish, Staff and parishioners and...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: M. L. Goodwin - Peabody, MA

“For the good times. Blessings to all Dianne's family and friends. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Marlene Bell - MA - Friend

“You will be in our hearts forever ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Lucinda Family Scarpa - FL

“Dear Al, Lisa, Jimmy & Bobby, It is with from years ago great sadness to learn of Dianne's passing. A flood of memories came back to me from long...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Vets(Verge) - Fremont, NH

“Dear Al, Lisa, Jimmy & Bobby,It is with great sadness learning of Dianne's passing. It brings back a lood of fond memories from so long ago. She...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Vets(Verge) - Fremont, NH

“Sooooo sorry to hear this! Much time was spent at Aunt Patsy and Uncle Renzo's house when I was growing up. How I loved all the Lucci family!! Hugs! ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Karen McAuliffe Edie - MA

“Uncle Al, Lisa, Jimmy and Bobby My heart has been heavy since hearing the news of Auntie Dianne passing. Please know that you remain in my thoughts...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Beth Lucci - Naples, FL

“Al:My heart goes out to you. I really looked forward to seeing you and Diane every Friday! Both of you are so thoughtful and kind and fun! My...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Mailey - Friend

“Al & FamilyWe are so sorry to hear of the passing of Diane. She was a wonderful woman with a heart of gold and a smile that would light up the room....Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Britton - Friend

“Very sorry to hear of my cousin Dianne's passing. My thoughts are with her family. Such wonderful pictures. I saw my lovely Aunt Ann in many of the...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: John Donovan - Arlington, MA

“So sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Marie (Donovan) Alexander - MA

“Jason and I just want to say how much we will miss Aunt Dianne. She was warm and loving and always had her hands out for everyone. When we first...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Gail Lucci - Mokena, IL - Family

“Dear Al and family, We are shocked and saddened to hear of Diane's passing. She was a very special lady with the most beautiful smile and always time...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Ralph and Barbara Mastrangelo - MA

“Dear Al, Lisa, Bobby and Jimmy,We were so sorry when we got the call from Lisa about Dianne's passing. Our hearts are broken. She was so special in...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Lucinda Scarpa - Pompano Beach, FL

“Dear Al I am so sadden by the death of my dear friend Dianne, My condolences to you and your fsmily. She was a good friend and I will miss her...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: joyce bornstein - wellington, FL

“Mr. Lucci, Lisa, Jimmy and Bobby, There are no words to express how very sorry we are the hear this.. Please know that you are all in our Thoughts...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Amy Johnson-Angelo - Peabody, MA

“Rest in peace Aunt Dianne thanks for such we wonderful memories you will be missed especially your beautiful smile. You are loved by so many. Until...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Patti Lucci - Hope, RI - Family

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Dianne (Alabiso) Lucci, of Reading, formerly of Melrose, passed away suddenly while surrounded by family at Melrose Wakefield Hospital on April 25, 2019 at the age of 75. Born in Cambridge, Dianne was raised in Melrose graduating from Melrose High School (1961) before moving to Reading in 1971. She was a hairdresser at Joseph Allen Hairdressing Salon in Boston receiving several awards. Dianne loved playing golf and was a member of Ferncroft Country Club and later took up racquetball. She treasured her trips to Foxwoods when she wasn't wintering in Highland Beach, FL. Dianne was the gracious host of many memorable gatherings of family and friends. She lived life to the fullest and was a beautiful example to us all of living in the moment. Dianne will always be remembered as one who loved to laugh!

Dianne was the beloved wife of Alfonso Lucci for 53 years. Loving mother of Lisa A. Woods & her partner Amy Campbell of NH, James A. Lucci & his wife Mary of Newburyport and Robert J. Lucci & his wife Lisa of PA. Cherished grandmother of Sean & his wife Jen, Taylor, Tristan, Amanda, Anthony, Melaina, Julia and Braden. Caring sister of Joanne MacInnis & her late husband Donald of Middleton and Joseph Alabiso & his wife Judith of Melrose. Sister in law of Remo Lucci & his wife Sheryl of IL and the late Anthony Lucci & his late wife Eleanor, the late Renzo Lucci & his wife Patricia of FL and the late Fausta Lynch & her husband Robert of Hingham. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.

Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 4-7PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption, Church, 17 Grove St., Lynnfield on Wednesday, May 1st at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dianne's name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, 26 Broadway, 14th Flr., NY, NY 10004.