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September 19, 2013

Traci A. Vukovich Meece

BLOOMING VALLEY — Traci A. Vukovich Meece, 47, of Blooming Valley passed away unexpectedly at home Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.

She was born in Meadville on June 8, 1966, a daughter of George and Audrey Nageotte Vukovich.

She was a 1984 graduate of Saegertown High School and Crawford County Vocational Technical School. She worked in the housekeeping department of Greenleaf Corp. and previously had worked as a machine operator at C & J Industries and for BP Oil Company. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping, a good campfire and cutting wood with her father.

She is survived by her companion, Keith Sutton of Blooming Valley; her parents, George and Audrey Vukovich of Blooming Valley; her beloved golden retriever, Shelby; two sisters, Vicki Bradley and her husband, Jim, of Saegertown and Lauri Woge of Blooming Valley; a brother, Joe Vukovich of Meadville; two nephews, Timothy Manross Jr., and Todd Manross and his fiancée, Randi Jones; four nieces, Kristy Hester and her husband, Tez, Jessica Vukovich and her companion, Mike Yenney, Nicole Shuwerk and her husband, Dave, and Ashley Steele; four great-nieces, Hayley, Jayla, Layla and Erin; two great-nephews, Brandon and Logan; three close friends, Misty Favre of Meadville, Heather Keas of Meadville and Mary Bickel of Blooming Valley; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, George Vukovich and Julia Guerrieri; her maternal grandparents, Wendell and Mildred Nageotte; and an aunt, Lois Nageotte.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home Inc., 581 Chestnut St., Meadville. The funeral service will follow at 8 p.m.

The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Memories and condolences may be shared at waidfuneralhome.net.

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