Dominick F. Bucciarelli

Dominick F. Bucciarelli, of Philadelphia, passed away Friday, July 12 at the age of 81.

He was an active member of St. Anselm Parish in Northeast Philadelphia for almost 50 years. He served in many stewardship capacities in the parish including as lector, cantor and member of the choir.

He worked with the Boy Scouts as a mentor for the Parvuli Dei award and with the youth of the parish with the Catholic Youth Organization.

Bucciarelli also served as the president of the St. Vincent DePaul Society both at St. Anselm’s and for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Outside of his service to St. Anselm, he was a captain for the annual men’s retreats at Malvern Retreat House. In the community, he served as a committee man for the Democratic Party and coached sports teams for Parkwood Youth Organization. He also enjoyed spending his time bowling in the Spare Pins bowling league.


The funeral Mass was celebrated July 22 at St. Anselm Church. Interment followed at Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem.

He is survived by wife Mary G. Bucciarelli (nee Coyle) and children Dominick J. (Angela), Elena Perri (Paul), Teresa Holman (Robert), Kathleen Florkowski, Daniel, Maria Pote (Eric), and Clare Loranger (Matthew). He was the grandfather of 12, and great-grandfather of one. He also welcomed and cared for Sharon Cloran and her daughter Ashley as a special part of his family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dominick’s name may be made to The Saint Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anselm Parish, 12670 Dunks Ferry Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154.