Edward Mark Tucker

Edward Mark Tucker, 90, of Gabriels, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at his home.

Born in Brighton on Nov. 10, 1928, he was the son of Joseph and Flora (Hobart) Tucker. Mark married Rita Martin on Jan. 7, 1977, at Church of the Assumption in Gabriels.

Mr. Tucker is a lifelong resident of Gabriels, where he owned and operated the Tucker Farms Inc. with his brother Don for over 40 years until his retirement in 1985. Mr. Tucker had wintered in Zephyrhills, Florida, for many years.

He is survived by his stepdaughter Debra Wonderly of Gabriels, step-granddaughter Michelle Shanty of Lake Placid and several nephews: Richard E. Tucker of Niskayuna, Steven A. Tucker of Gabriels, James A. Tucker (Michele) of Gabriels and Thomas D. Tucker of Gabriels. He was preceded in death by his wife Rita and one brother, Don Tucker.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Church of the Assumption in Gabriels. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Gabriels.

Friends wishing to remember Edward Mark Tucker may make memorial contributions to Adirondack Council Boy Scouts of America in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.