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Bruce Edward Tullio

April 25, 1946 — April 20, 2023


Bruce Edward Tullio

4/25/1946 – 4/20/2023

Bruce Edward Tullio passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023, at Paonia Care & Rehabilitation Center in Paonia, CO. He was 76 years old.

                Graveside service will be held Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 11:00 am at Delta Cemetery followed by a meal at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Delta, CO.

Bruce was born in Price, UT on April 25, 1946, to Cecilia (Colette) and Mike Tullio. He moved to Somerset, CO in 1948 and spent the rest of his youth there. He graduated from Paonia High School on May 24, 1965.

                Bruce served our country in the Army from July 24, 1967, until his honorable discharge on July 1, 1973. During that time, he did a tour in Vietnam from April 23, 1968 to April 19, 1969.

                Bruce married Patsy (Head) on August 12, 1977. They celebrated 46 years together.

                Bruce was a Delta County resident for most of his life. He was a coal miner for over 15 years in Somerset, CO, and a cabinet builder for many years at Delta Cabinet Company in Delta, CO and then Ameridor in Montrose, CO. He enjoyed woodworking, camping, hunting, archery, and fishing.

                Bruce is survived by his daughters Brooke Tullio of Montrose, CO, and Cara (Ron) Moore of Fruita, CO; his stepchildren Michael (Christy) Littlefield of Glencoe, OK, Daniel (Guin) Littlefield of Grand Junction, CO, and Laura Lee (Carey) Lee of Grand Junction, CO; his sister Shirley Morgan of Delta, CO; 8 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.

                Bruce is preceded in death by his wife Patsy Tullio, his parents Mike and Cecilia Tullio, and his brothers, Eugene Tullio, Michael Tullio and Russell Tullio.

                Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

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