Chet Cuccia

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I was born in Port Arthur, Texas on February 1, 1958. My mother is Linda Rae Wall (1940-present) and my father was Jasper Vic Cuccia, Jr (1933-2010). I graduated from Forest Park (now called Westbrook) High School (Class of 1976) in Beaumont, Texas and from college in Jonesboro, Arkansas. I have one child, Cody, who was born on May 16, 1997.

On August 5, 2008, a local newspaper printed an article about what I've done on

Turner Cemetery records posted on worldwide Internet site
Mike Louviere , The Record Newspapers
Published 08/05/2008 - 1:29 a.m. CDT Credit - RECORD PHOTO: Mike Louviere Chet Cuccia at the gate of the Turner Cemetery. Slide Show

Mike Louviere


Passing by the corner of Roundbunch Road and Morning Glory, you may not have noticed the sign that says "Turner" above the gate.

But if you have continued onto Morning Glory, you will likely have noticed on the left side of the road a small, well-kept cemetery.

Only about half the allotted land is occupied by 62 graves.

Chet Cuccia of Bridge City it one day, and decided to investigate records to see who was buried there.

Cuccia had been accessing the Web site for about a year and had posted some family members' gravesites there.

He searched and found no records for Turner Cemetery.

One day he took a pen and pad and recorded names, birth dates and death dates of all 62 graves. He then went home and recorded all of the graves on the site.

By doing that, he made the cemetery

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