In Memory: May 15

Irene Martha Tucker, 86, Sebastian

Irene Martha (nee Kvetder) Tucker, 86, of Sebastian, born on Sept. 20, 1933, formerly of Foxon and New Haven, Ct., and Margate, Fla., died peacefully on May 12, 2020, at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, following a lengthy illness.

Irene was predeceased by her husband, Ira Ogten Tucker, in 2009, and parents, Matthew and Martha Kvetder; brother, Joseph Kvetder; and nephew, Albert Kvetder.

Irene is survived by her son, Frederick H. Maio, Jr. (wife, Sally), of Sebastian; her niece, Linda Celotto (husband, Anthony), of Northford, Ct.; and their children and grandchildren.

Seawinds of Sebastian is handling arrangements but there will be no local viewing. Mrs. Tucker’s cremains will be interred at a family plot graveside service at St. Agnes Cemetery in Branford, Ct. at a later date.

Irene was an animal lover and rescued several cats and dogs for many years. Anyone wanting to honor her memory, could make a donation to Halo of Sebastian, Indian River County Humane Society or ASPCA.

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