Andrea Vaccaro
1928 - 2021
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Andrea Vaccaro

Rochester - Andrea "Mottie" Vaccaro (Ruff) passed away on Jan. 9th 2021 at age 92.

She is predeceased by her devoted husband of 62 years, James, her parents, Joseph and Sarah, her brothers, Joseph, John, Tom, and Sam, her sister, Cora Chinnici, her grandson, Michael Pizzi, and her sons-in-law, Thomas Pizzi and Joseph Cammarata.

She is survived by her loving children, Andrea Pizzi, James (Suzanne) Vaccaro Jr., and Maria Cammarata, her grandchildren, Lynda Schanz, Peter (Stephanie) LoFurno, Laurie (Chad) Young, Stacey (William) Mazzullo, her great-grandsons, Vincent and Lucas Mazzullo; Leo and Rocco LoFurno, her step-grandson, Jeremy (Rebecca) Schachter, and step-great-grandchildren, Ava, Amelia and Jack Schachter, her sisters: Mary Gala, Sally (Jerry) Kupski and Dolores Foley, her sisters-in-law, Maryann Ruff, Mary Ruff and Janet Ruff, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Andreas name to, Lollypop Farm Humane Society or Verona Street Animal Society.

Due to Covid restrictions, there will be no calling hours.

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Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 25, 2021
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of my Aunt Andrea (“Aunt Henry”), my favorite aunt. I will always remember her laughter, her love of dogs, her tremendous talents of sewing and crocheting. I still treasure my Raggedy Ann, as well as the one she made for my Jenna when she was born. And of course my beautiful wedding headpiece. I remember going shopping with her to pick out the materials and then coming back to my house for tea. I was so honored to wear that beautiful veil when I married Tim. I also remember the fun days of us cousins swimming in each others’ pools, having lunch at her house and those giant jars of peanut butter, mustard and ketchup that made me laugh when I was little. And spending the night with Maria.
My mom adored her favorite sister and I remember how she would help
her with crocheting projects and how she would make my mom rip all the stitches out and start again! My mom would be so frustrated but Aunt Andrea knew best.
We all shared so much laughter together, sitting together at the kitchen table and at family picnics— my mom, Aunt Andrea and us cousins, and we always enjoyed being silly together.
I am sad that I didn’t get to see her these past years. But I have still thought of her often and will miss her very much. Rest well, Aunt Andrea.
Love, your niece, Rita
Rita Prosperi
January 14, 2021
Our thoughts are with Andrea's family and friends at this sad time.
Lollypop Farm
January 13, 2021
we have shared many memories thru our lives. rest in Peace and kn ow that i love you
January 13, 2021
we have so many memories thru our lives and will never forget that you were always there for me. Rest in Peace. Love You!
sally kupski
January 13, 2021
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was quite a lady and was a good friend to me. We had some great times together and we were always laughing. Great times from the past. Great memories! She is now at peace and with your Dad. God bless you and your families. With my Deepest Sympathy. Aunt Janet.
Janet Ruff
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