Eugene R. DeLucia

Eugene R. DeLucia

Dr. Eugene R. De Lucia, 98, of St Petersburg, Florida, passed away peacefully at his home on August 15, 2019. He was born May 25th, 1921, in Dennison, Ohio. Preceded in death by his parents, Camillo and Gilda De Lucia, and three younger sisters, Ann Ochsendorf, Edna Michetti and Martha Di Maria. He graduated from Big Red High School in Steubenville, Ohio. Enlisted in the National Guard in 1938. During World War ll he was stationed in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan, where he met Catherine Hennessey, from Iowa. Both are World War II veteran officers. They married in 1946. He later graduated from Ohio State University and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. De Lucia started his family practice in Vienna, Ohio, where he treated generations of families, delivered babies, made house calls, and visited patients in the hospital. He helped found Warren General Hospital. He was the past president of the Ohio Osteopathic Association in 1969, and Outstanding Physician of the Year in 1993. He was among the first physicians to practice acupuncture in St Petersburg (1973). In 1973 his family moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. He is survived by his loving wife of 74 years, Catherine, their children Camille Matthews (husband Charlie) of Tampa, Eugene De Lucia (Maristela) of St. Petersburg, Paul De Lucia (wife Molly) of St Petersburg and Ann Rae (husband Don) of O’Brien, Florida; grandchildren: Anthony, Michael, Gina, Nico, Aria, Christopher, Paul, Nicholas, Jeremy, and great grandchildren: Giovanni, Olivia, Wilde, and Emory. He was a member of St John Vianney Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Elks. He was an an avid golfer.
May 25, 1921 - August 15, 201905/25/192108/15/2019
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Dr. Eugene R. De Lucia, 98, of St Petersburg, Florida, passed away peacefully at his home on August 15, 2019.He was born May 25th, 1921, in Dennison, Ohio. Preceded in death by his parents, Camillo and Gilda De Lucia, and three younger sisters, Ann Ochsendorf, Edna Michetti and Martha Di Maria. He graduated from Big Red High School in Steubenville, Ohio. Enlisted in the National Guard in 1938. During World War ll he was stationed in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan, where he met Catherine Hennessey...

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