Borough Honors Tony




Highlands Mayor Carolyn Broullon read this proclamation honoring former Councilman Anthony Bucco at last night's meeting of the Highlands Mayor and Council, and all members of council expressed their thanks and gratitude for Tony's services, not only for Highlands, but during World War II and through all the activities both he and Carol, his wife who died last year, have participated in for the borough. It's a very touching tribute to a very nice man, and touches on the many sides of him, from all the dedication and love he has for people, the nation and Highlands, as well as his love of an occasional glass of wine or two.


WHEREAS, Mr. Anthony Bucco, a longtime Citizen of the Borough of Highlands passed away on January 17th, 2022; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Bucco, served with honor, in the United States Army during World War II, serving under General Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters in the Philippines and Australia. WHEREAS,Mr. Bucco was a man of many talents and interests, he served Highlands in many capacities over the years as a Councilman, Member then Chairman of the Zoning Board, Member of the Juvenile Committee, Commander of VFW Post 6902, Trustee and Money Counter at OLPH Church; and WHEREAS, Mr. Bucco will be deeply missed and warmly remembered as a kind, friendly and helpful neighbor who had a strong sense of community. He adored his New York Yankees and a good glass of red wine. Highlands will never be the same without him. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Highlands, their deepest condolences and sympathies to the Bucco Family; and BE IT FURTHER PROCLAIMED, the Mayor and Council extend their deepest thanks in fond memory for the well lived life of Mr. Anthony Bucco and for his contributions and dedication to his family, friends, neighbors and our community. We wish you Godspeed and Eternal Peace. Done this Second day of February, Two Thousand and Twenty-Two Under My Hand __________________________________ Carolyn Broullon Mayor of the Borough of Highlands

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