Saturday, September 10, 2011
Remembering Thelma Cuccinello
She had taken up golf at age 70, and planned to spend some time on the links during her visit.
She was skilled at making quilts and all sorts of crafts, and left many such mementoes behind with family members and friends.
Christmas was Thelma Cuccinello's favorite holiday, a time when she could deck her house in Wilmot, N.H., with all the ornaments and decorations she had made over the years. And not just her house. Her eldest daughter, Cheryl O'Brien, who lives in Bedford, Mass., recently opened a box of Christmas wreaths, only to realize that every one had been made by her mother. "She made the skirt for our Christmas tree, the decoration for our mantlepiece," Mrs. O'Brien said. "She and Dad would go nuts at
You can read her profile as shown on the Chicago Tribune HERE. If ever there was a "perfect" mother and grandmother, I'd say Thelma was such a person.
This is a part of Project 2,996. For links to more tributes, go to the Project 2,996 website.