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Nancy Lee (Quinn) Tucker

February 1, 1928 - March 24, 2022

Mrs. Nancy Lee (Quinn) Tucker age 94, of Cape Coral, FL, formally of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022, after a short illness, with her family by her side.  Nancy left this world feeling well-loved. Now reunited with her husband of 62 ½ years Charles R. “Bobby” Tucker, Sr. who proceeded her in death in 2013.

Nancy was a beautiful woman of many talents, wisdom, and class. She served our country in the US Navy from August 28, 1950 until October 31, 1951, where she met the love of her life Bobby. They married September 29, 1951. Nancy was an amazing military wife, homemaker, and even worked for Ronson for many years. Nancy enjoyed her large family which she left them all with amazing memories. She was a talented knitter, loved reading and traveling and spent many years golfing and bowling. Nancy also loved to work on her circle and crossword puzzles.

In addition to her husband, Nancy was also proceeded in death by their daughter, Mary Frances Tucker; parents, Kenneth and Frances Quinn; brother, Michael J. Quinn; and son-in-law, Kenneth L. Darsney, Sr., Nancy is survived by her sons, Charles R. Tucker, Jr. (Miranda), Stephen M. Tucker (Chien-Yu); daughter, Joan E. Darsney; 12 Grandchildren; 15 Great-Grandchildren; 1 Great-Great-Granddaughter; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow in Head of Christiana, 1100 West Church Road, Newark, DE.

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6 Condolences for Nancy Lee (Quinn) Tucker

  • We are so sorry for the passing of your mom. She was a lady who loved having a conversation with people.

  • Mrs. Tucker known as Mom to all she was and always will be remembered as a warm and loving person. We will miss her dearly. 😢Sending prayers and love to your family as you remember a great lady.

  • What a beautiful person! I just loved our conversations when she visited Steve and Chien -Yu, our wonderful neighbors! We did enjoy our Chardonnay! Rest In Peace, Nancy. Sincere Sympathy to the family!

  • Andi and I have no adequate words that can make you and your family feel better. What we do have is love. We love you and we loved Nancy. Andi will miss having a reading buddy, and I will miss her quick wit and great laugh. She had an elegance about her and carried herself with confidence and grace. Now she is at home, she has arrived safely at home.
    May God hold you and your family close as you navigate the choppy waters of grief.

  • I’d like to extend my condolences to the Tucker family for the loss of their loyal and devoted matriarch. Nancy was a lovely lady whom I remember as always having a quick wit and a spring in her step. No matter how old we are, we’re never old enough to lose our mother – you have my deepest sympathies.

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. What a lovely lady. It was a privilege to have known her.