• Draper Mortuary
    Ontario, CA
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Mary Vecchio 1923 - 2012

Mary Vecchio

November 12, 2012
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
November 12, 2012
My sincere condolences Tom and Marie. Your Mom was 'one of a kind'. As our parents shared much, family and fun, We will always remember them with love and heartfelt thoughts.
November 12, 2012
When I moved to Southern California to attend USC, Frank Catalano, suggested I meet Vecchio's. I was invited for Thanksgiving dinner in 1980.
We were up to 2:00 AM, chatting, telling jocks half italian half t'arbresh, laughing.
From there on I was adopted as a member of the family. For many, many years to come I was not allowed to go anywhere for the thanksgiving. In addition Frank and Mary made sure to introduce me as a member of the family in any gathering I participated.
If I ever passing near near by, it was a mandatory to stop by and say hi.
Mary, resembled my birth mother in so many ways, always thankful for everything, glass half full, big heart and infinite love.
Truly, Frank and Mary were my parents in America.
What a co-incidence, Mary lived equal time after Frank as my biological mother lived after my father passed away.
Talking with Mary after Frank passed away, she would say to me "I miss Franki", well say hi to Franki for me.
Truly miss you,

Ekrem
November 08, 2012
Tom,
very sorry to hear that you Mom passed , one of those things that happen to all of us sooner or later. if there is anything i can do please let me know559-901-4750. God be with you.
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