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Dr. Harry Duccilli Jr.

February 29, 1924 — November 15, 2023

Dr. Harry Duccilli, Jr., of Amelia Island, FL, age 99, passed away peacefully at his home on Nov. 15, completing his long and highly accomplished journey. Dr. Duccilli was born in Philadelphia on Feb. 29, 1924, to Harry James Duccilli Sr. and Angela Duccilli (Ramagano), with the family relocating to Cincinnati soon afterward. He served as a pilot in the US Army Air Corps in the European Theater of World War II, flying 30 missions and receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and was an internist and family practitioner in Cincinnati and later Jacksonville, FL for more than 40 years.

An avid golfer and a notable amateur player, Dr. Duccilli won the Cincinnati Metropolitan Men’s Championship three times (1963, 1964, and 1966) and the Cincinnati Senior Men’s Championship (1977) among numerous other titles and competed in many regional and national tournaments throughout his career, including the US Men’s Amateur Championship and the US Senior Men’s Amateur Championship. In 1989, he was inducted into the Cincinnati Legends of Golf as well as the Hamilton County Sports Hall of Fame.

Dr. Duccilli is survived by his loving wife of 12 years, Eloise Duccilli; daughters Janet Daniel (Mike) and Patti Ash (Jerry); sons H. James Duccilli III, Robert, and Steven (Jacqueline); stepsons Colin Hill (Stephanie) and Kirby Hill; stepdaughter Lisa Hill; 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a multitude of friends, former patients and their families, and admirers. Preceded in death by his devoted wife of 56 years, Thelma Duccilli (Bange); his sister, Emilie Bickmore (Jack); and his stepdaughter, Amy Rider (Bob).

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Nov. 29 at St. Michael’s Church in Fernandina Beach, FL. Interment ceremony to be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Cincinnati on Dec. 9 at 10:00 am, followed by a reception at Wyoming Country Club from 11:30-2:30. For those wishing to make a memorial donation, the family suggests St. Michael’s Academy in Fernandina Beach, FL.

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Graveside Service

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery

11000 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

11:30am - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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