Rocco Vavalo

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Rocco "Rocky" Vavalo, 81, formerly of High Street, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 9, 2016) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born Aug. 9, 1935, in Bradford, he was the son of the late Rosario and Mary M. Stolico Vavalo.
He was employed as a young man at Satterlee Lumber Mill in Lewis Run and later at Futures Rehabilitation Center for 25 years.
Rocky was a member of St. Bernard Church, and the Special Olympics where he participated in bowling and softball.
Rocky lived his life for family and his friends at Futures. He always had a smile on his face. His prized possession was his lawn mower, to him it was his Harley. He loved mowing his lawn.
He is survived by two nephews, William (Carol) Huber of Bradford, and Gregory (Mary) Huber of Dewittville, N.Y.; a niece-in-law, Andrea Huber of Buffalo, N.Y.; nine grand nieces and nephews, Michelle (Bob) Chapman, Lisa (John) Daddario, Shawn (Stephanie) Huber, Kristen Huber, Robert (Lori) Huber, Andrea (Jeff) Gallup, Dustin (Julie) Huber, Carrie (Jason) Yohe, and Zachary Huber; 13 greatgrand nieces and nephews, Olivia Chapman, Amelia Chapman, Seth Huber, Alexis Huber, Kate Huber, Mia Huber, Caroline Huber, Grace Huber, Sophia Daddario, Ellery Yohe, Kyle Yohe, Grace Gallup and George Gallup.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Mary Ann Huber; and one nephew, Charles R. Huber.
Family will be receiving friends today from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main Street, where funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., with the Rev. Stephen Collins, pastor of St. Francis Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Rocco "Rocky" Vavalo Fund at Futures Rehabilitation, Inc., 1 Future's Way, Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
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Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
(814)368-6337
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Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 11 to Aug. 17, 2016
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