VACKETTA, Peggy A. of Tarpon Springs, loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, age 81, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Peggy was born on Oct. 1, 1932 in Westville, IL, the daughter of Fielder and Hannah Falconio. Peggy loved her family, tennis, golf, and antiquing. Peggy's love and sense of humor will be missed and never forgotten. Peggy is survived by her loving husband, John, whom she was married 60 years; sister, Barbara Walblay (Robert) of Westville, IL; brother-in-law, Carl Vacketta of Washington, D.C.; and her children, Michael (Barbara) Vacketta of Northville, MI, James (Sandra) Vacketta of Auburn Hills, MI, and Chris Vacketta of Beverly Hills, MI. Peggy is also survived by her grandchildren, Peter (Nicole) Vacketta of Westminster, CO, Kristen (Daniel) Kallish of Sunnyvale, CA, Thomas Vacketta (fiancé Ariana Beers) of Ann Arbor, MI, Caroline Vacketta (fiancé Corey Campbell) of Phoenix, AZ, and Daniel Vacketta of Auburn Hills, MI. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, July 26, at 10 am, at St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church, 715 East Orange St., Tarpon Springs, with Father Kevin Molloy officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:30 am. Memorial contributions may be made to Suncoast Hospice Foundation, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760. Please specify the Tampa Rd. Community Center on your donation. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs (727)942-0515 dobiesfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 12, 2014