Mary Charlotte Nell Dunavin Vannucci, age 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 28, 1942 in Nashville, TN to Charles and Carrie Donaldson Dunavin. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 49 years, Richard William Vannucci.

Vannucci, Mary001Mary was a dedicated, loving mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. She cherished time with her grandchildren and loved them dearly. She had a vivacious personality and always made people around her feel at home.

A remarkable cook, Mary enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends especially over the holidays. She would always give a helping hand to anyone in need. She took pleasure in singing and was an exceptional dancer. She also loved to go camping and take summer family vacations to Nashville.

Mary is survived by her children– Richard A. Vannucci, Randy L. Vannucci, Carrie I. Vannucci and Paula S. Vannucci; nephew Marc E. Gray; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.

Visiting hours and funeral service will be private for the family and held at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford. Interment will be in Waterford Cemetery.