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40 Leicester St
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 939-0131
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John M. Vaccaro

1922 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Vaccaro, John M.

John M. Vaccaro, 92, a resident of Rye Brook, NY died July 14, 2014. He was born February 16, 1922 in Port Chester to the late Canio and Maria Summa Vaccaro. He was raised and educated in Port Chester graduating from Port Chester High School in 1940, and was a drummer in the band. He joined New York National Guard in 1940 serving with the 102 Medical Regiment until 1945. He received the American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He attended Academy of Aeronautics. He was married September 28, 1947 to Aramita Licea. He became a draftsmen, moving to New Mexico working for Sandia National Lab for the Atomic Project. After moving back to Rye Town he worked at Technicon for 20 years. He also worked at Westchester County Airport as an airplane mechanic and took flying lessons and soloed. Mr. Vaccaro was a member of the Elks, VFW, Dixie Dandies Band and Rye Brook Seniors. He was a parishioner of the Corpus Christi Church. He was an avid traveler and his hobby was designing home additions. He is survived by his wife Aramita Vaccaro of Rye Brook, NY, sons John M. Vaccaro, Jr. of Carmel, NY and Thomas J. Vaccaro of Schenectady, NY, grandchildren, Kristin Judith Rejack, Brian Thomas Vaccaro and Daniel John Howard Vaccaro all of Schenectady, NY, sisters Carrie Catalano and Trudy Latella both of Port Chester, NY and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Vaccaro was predeceased by his sister Mae Varraro and brothers Salvatore, Anthony and William Vaccaro. Visitation will be 4-8PM on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc. Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:00AM on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Corpus Christi Church 136 South Regent St., Port Chester, NY. Interment to follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Rye Brook, NY.

Craft Memorial Home, Inc.

40 Leicester St. Port Chester, NY

(914) 939-0131

Published in the The Journal News on July 16, 2014
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