Helen Tucker, our mother, received her wings quietly and peacefully on Saturday morning July 25, 2020 at the sweet age of 89.
Helen was born to the late Betty E. and William Lancit on July 5, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Helen was the 1st daughter of 7 daughters and 2 brothers. Helen was united in holy matrimony to Leonard Tucker on November 26, 1949. They would have celebrated 71 years of marriage as of November 2020. From this union 5 children were born, Lynn, Debora, Lady E, Vanessa and Leonard Jr.
Mrs. Tucker loved to crochet and give her beautiful creative works to family, friends and medical staff who took care of her.
Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her parents Betty E and William Lancit, her big brother Wallace Lancit, four sisters Delphine Robinson, Delores Riley, Audrey Freeman and Betty Walker.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Leonard Tucker Sr.; four daughters, Lynn Tucker-King (son in law William King), Debora Hunt, Lady Ethel Williams (son-in-law James S. Williams Jr.), and Vanessa Tucker; one beloved son Leonard Tucker Jr.; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great grandchildren; 2 surviving sisters Alma Lancit and Thelma Beverly; one surviving brother William (Billy) Lancit, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and her favorite niece April Summers.
Celebration of Life Service will take place Friday 11:00 AM, July 31, 2020 at Congo Funeral Home, 2317 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19802; viewing is from 9-10:45 AM only.
Burial will take place at Gracelawn Memorial Park.
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