Donald L., 75, resided in Saddle Brook for 48 years, raised in Teaneck, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2012. Before retiring Donald was the owner of Saddle Brook Gulf for 23 years and worked as an Auto Mechanic for Bergen County for 14 years. He was a member of the Saddle Brook Fire Department for 45 years, life member of New York, New Jersey Fireman Association and he also was a Spec 5 in The National Guard who served our country proudly.
Dear husband of Lynn (nee Ficker) of Saddle Brook. Loving father of Dawn Vaccon. Beloved brother of Carole Reer. Beloved brother-in-law of Florence Ficker. Also survived by three nieces and two nephews. Predeceased by his parents Rene and Dina (nee Brignoli) Vaccon, his niece Lorraine Reer and his brothers-in-law John Reer and Jack Ficker.
Thank you to Sue, Jackie, Roxanne, Mattie, Matt and all the other people at Valley Hospice who passed through our lives during this trying time.
Family will receive friends on Monday, September 17, 2012, from 2 - 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM, at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113-S Farview Ave., Paramus. Funeral Service Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at 10 AM, at the Vander Plaat Memorial. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Valley Hospice, 15 Essex Rd., Suite 301, Paramus, NJ 07652 or to the Saddle Brook Fire Department Engine #1, 9 Cambridge Ave., Saddle Brook, NJ 07663.
For further information www.vanderplaat.com