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Loss of Senator Bucco

Release Date: September 19, 2019

The County of Sussex pays tribute to Senator Anthony R. Bucco, on his passing. Senator Bucco served the community he loved for over 4 decades in elected office. He began his service as a Boonton Alderman, became Mayor of Boonton, was elected as Morris County Freeholder in 1989, then as State Assemblyman, and finally served as State Senator for over 20 years.

Senator Bucco tackled issues large and small across the region and state, was respected on both sides of the political aisle and was a staunch supporter of Sussex County. Moreover Senator Bucco was a gentleman and a family man. Freeholder Director Yardley states, "He was an outstanding Senator and friend, and he will be missed."