SARASOTA, FL Loretta Jean (Stuck) Levinus, 70, of Sarasota, Fla., died at Gulfside Hospice February 25, 2019 with her loving daughters by her side. She was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on Aug. 26, 1948. She graduated from Peekskill High School and Clermont Secretarial School. She was an exceptional mother and was immensely proud of her family. She leaves behind beautiful memories for all who were blessed to know her. As her health declined, she often repeated that she was going home to be with Jesus. She will remain in the hearts of her family and friends forever.
Loretta is preceded in death by her parents John McClellan Stuck and Anna Imelda Mirage Stuck of Peekskill, N.Y.
Loretta is survived by daughters Lauren (Kevin) Fuller of Bradenton Fla. and Stephanie (Kevin) Paraiso of Wesley Chapel, Fla. Also surviving are brothers James (Rebecca) Stuck of St. Joseph, Mo., Robert (Barbara) Stuck of Hopewell Junction, N.Y., Donald (Beverly) Stuck of Peekskill, N.Y. and sisters Virginia (Joseph) Panetta of Timberlake and Margaret (Peter) Guzman of Graham. In addition, surviving are two beloved grandchildren Ava and Greyson Paraiso of Wesley Chapel, Fla. as well as six nephews, two nieces, 10 great nephews and two great nieces.
A celebration of life service was held March 22, at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Fla. Donations to Gulfside Hospice, 2061 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes, FL 34639 or Bay Chapel, 1936 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., #86, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544 are appreciated.