12/24/1960 - 9/30/2019
On Monday, September 30th, 2019, Douglas Nuccio, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 58. Douglas was born on December 24, 1960, in Manhattan, NY to Geraldine and Lawrence Nuccio. On May 21st, 1989, he married Janet Beiter Nuccio. They raised a daughter, Elizabeth, and a son, Marc. Douglas received his Bachelors degree in Math Education in 2008, and his Masters in Educational Technology in 2013. He worked for Herricks Union Free School District for 11 years in multiple capacities, including as a substitute teacher, director and assistant director of the Summer Recreation Program, and director of the Friday Night Recreation Program. Prior to this, he worked as a salesman from 1990-2008 at multiple stores, including Radio Shack, PC Richard, and Home Appliance.
Douglas had a love for nature, and would spend as much of his time outdoors as possible, gardening and landscaping. He was a passionate musician for much of his life, touring through Europe with the all state high school band in the late 1970s, and playing the piano at home for much of his later life. He was an avid reader, animal lover, and owned and watched thousands of movies.
Douglas was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine, and his brother, David. He is survived by his wife Janet, his two children, Elizabeth and Marc, his brothers Lawrence and Paul, his father Lawrence, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Services for Douglas will be held on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home on Lakeville Road from 2:00PM-4:30PM, and from 7:00PM-9:30PM. Donations in Douglas' name can be made to the American Heart Association
Sunday, October 6
2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY