Harvey Joseph Tucker
Born 1926 in Albany, NY
Died 6/21/2006 in West Palm Beach, FL

June 19, 2006 Harvey Joseph Tucker, 80, died Monday at JFK Hospital in West Palm Beach. Born in Albany, Harvey had been a resident of Syracuse since childhood. In the late 1940s he founded Dy-Dee Diaper service. The business grew to include locations throughout New York State, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. A division, PQ Linen service was added in the 1990s. Harvey was a respected authority in his industry. He was a past president of the National Association of Diaper Services. In retirement Mr. Tucker was a sought after consultant. He was a member of Temple Adath Yeshurun, Cavalry Club, Lafayette CC, The Fountains CC, and a board member of Community General and St. Josephs Hospitals. Harvey was dedicated to Francis House. Its success and growth was in great part due to his personal commitment. Harvey was predeceased by his wife, Shirley in 2002. Survived by his son, Dr. William Tucker; his daughters, Rhonda (Robert) Aronson and Sandra (Jerry) Abrams; his grandchildren, Philip, Gail, Alicia, Selene, Greyson, Laurel, Pierce, Caroline, and Whitney; and his loving friend, Beverly Cooper Silvers. Funeral services will be at noon Friday at Temple Adath Yeshurun. Friends may call Friday from 11 to Noon at the Temple, 450 Kimber Road, Syracuse. Shiva will be observed through Thursday at the home of Herb and Esther Heim, 609 Kimry Moor. Burial will be in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. Contributions in Harveys memory may be made to Francis House, or the Jewish Community Center. Sisskind Funeral Service LLC 3175 E. Genesee St. 4464848
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on June 21, 2006
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Shirlee (Berger) Tucker
Born 1931
Died 2002 in Syracuse, NY
William Tucker
Born 1903
Died 1946
Pauline (Lippman) Tucker
Born 1902 in New York City, NY
Died 1991