Veronica Cucinello


Veronica Cucinello, 101, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Fort Hudson Nursing Center, Fort Edward, New York.

Born Nov. 24, 1919, in Fountain Springs, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Peter and Eva Machokis.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her sister Agnes H. Barrett who passed in 2013 and her loving husband Lawrence Cucinello who died in 2004.

She is survived by her son Robert Cucinello and his dear and loving companion Meme Melo of Clemons, New York; her daughter Ann Marie and her husband Nathaniel Baker of Granville, New York; three grandchildren Stacey Hertz and her loving companion Alex Fedovskiy of Atlanta, Georgia, Tara Theilen and her husband Matt of Carson City, Nevada, and Bret Forest and his wife Holly of Atlanta; six great-grandchildren Ethan, Alex and Rachel Hertz of Atlanta, Zoe Theilen of Carson City and Shiloh and Sawyer Forest of Atlanta; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Veronica’s wishes there will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be conducted in July at Clemons Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be given in her name to Fort Hudson Nursing Center, S Wing. Fort Edward, New York, and High Peaks Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, New York.

Online condolences may be made at www.jillsonfuneralhome.com.