Robert Italo Luchini

February 13, 1946 - October 8, 2020
Robert Italo Luchini


Robert Italo Luchini, age 74, of Carolina Beach, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at his home in the warm embrace of his family.

He was born in Springfield, MA on February 13, 1946, the son of Italo Luchini and Aurelia Baschizore Luchini.

Robert is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joan and daughters Regina Drozdowski and her husband David of East Long Meadow, MA and Jilliane Carrozza and her husband Matthew of Raleigh, NC. He is also survived by his two grandsons Cooper Carrozza and Liam Drozdowski and his brother Richard Luchini of East Long Meadow, MA. Together with his parents he was predeceased by his brother Francis Luchini.

Robert had retired from the United States Postal Service and went on to spend the most rewarding part of his working life working together with his wife Joan as Licensed Massage Therapists.

Robert served his country with honor and distinction as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. during the Vietnam War.

No services are planned at this time.

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  • October 27, 2020
    Tim & Suzanne Herlihy says:
    Dear Joanie, we just learned of Bobby death and we are in shock with this news. We are so sorry for your lost he was so full of life. What a big adjustment for you especially We just can’t believe it. I’m sure you are beside yourself but if you come up this way please get in touch with us. I know we can’t do much but would love to see you and just chat with you our thoughts and prayers are with you and we send our love to you. Remember the good memories and you have many together and I’m sure he’s looking down and will take care of you and the girls. We are so sorry. Tim & Suzanne

  • October 28, 2020
    CAROL Marshall lit a candle:
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  • November 04, 2020
    Hunter Eubanks says:
    Sorry to only known you a short while, my prayers go out to Joan and the family.

  • November 06, 2020
    Teresa McCarthy says:
    Joan, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband! You both gave so much to others and made people feel so good. He always had a smile on his face and was so kind. You will meet again in heaven!

  • November 08, 2020
    Kate Parrow says:
    Joanie, I was so saddened to learn of Bobbie’s passing. I have many good memories of Bob both at the post office and as my massage therapist. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Kate Parrow