Joseph T. Bettucci

1928 - 2021


Joseph T. Bettucci, Jr., went home to Jesus on Nov. 20, 2021, at his daughter’s home in Sugar Land, Texas. He was surrounded by loved ones as he fought valiantly against late-stage Alzheimer’s dementia. He never wavered in his faith.

Joe was born in Ithaca, N.Y., on Feb. 19, 1928, to Mary Mooney and Joseph T. Bettucci. At 17, he enlisted in the United States Army in January 1946, and he served 14 months in Japan as a surgical technician. He married Helen Kowal from...

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November 28, 2021 2:20 PM

My fondest thoughts to Dawn and Tony. You loved him well. Hugs to you both. Your Dad played golf with my Dad. I remember watching him on the putting green and bringing his golf balls back to him. Love.

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