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Joseph Francis Yacavone

1930 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Joseph Francis Yacavone Obituary

Joseph Francis Yacavone, 82, devoted husband of Salvatrice (Marino), passed away peacefully Monday, December 9, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford surrounded by his loving family. Born December 18, 1930 in Hartford, he was a son to the late Thomas and Rose (Festa) Yacavone. He married his high school sweetheart, Salvatrice, and was a Marine Corp. veteran serving during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge from the Marines, he received his Associate Degree in Engineering from Hillyer College. He was employed as an Aircraft Tool Designer with Pratt & Whitney, retiring in the early 1990's. He was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church, and remained very active with many church activities. Joseph enjoyed cooking and was the family "baker", but his true passion, however, was caring for his wife and family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Joseph Francis Jr. and his wife, Alice; daughters Diane Dillman and Michelle Singer and her husband, Jonathan; grandchildren Angelina, Joseph, Anthony, Brianna, Jacob and Olivia; great-grandson Giovanni; and his brother Thomas Yacavone. Calling hours will be from 4-7PM on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Rd., South Windsor. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 13th beginning at 9AM from the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian Burial, to be celebrated at 10AM, from St. Francis of Assisi Church, South Windsor. Entombment will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joseph's name to St. Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, 95 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105 or the . For online condolences, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 11, 2013
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