ESPEDITO, Vacca With heavy hearts we announce Espedito's passing, at home on December 23, 2019 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Rita Vacca for over 55 years. Loving Father of Carmen Vacca, Mira Vacca, Roberto and Jennifer Vacca. Will be dearly missed by his grandchildren Stella, Savanna, Alessia and Vincenzo. Predeceased by Maggiorino and Carmina Vacca of Italy, son-in-law to Antonio and Maria Barile of Italy. Predeceased by his brother Ugo Vacca of Italy, survived by sister-in-law Maria Vacca nee Palmieri, in Italy. Survived by his brother-in-law Carmine and Fernanda Barile nee DiCenzo, and sister-in-law Anna Maria and Ginevro Cerasani, in Italy. Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Canada and Italy. Espedito was a dedicated employee at Stelco for 32 years. He will be remembered for his active role in the Italian community, his love for singing in the choir, and for being an avid soccer fan, he never missed a Juventus Game ""FORZA JUVE"". Special thank you to the Doctors and Nurses at the Hamilton General and St. Joseph's Hospital for their care and compassion. Visitation will take place at FRISCOLANTI FUNERAL CHAEPEL (43 Barton St, E, Hamilton) on Friday December 27th from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m .Vigil Prayers will begin at 8:45 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Antony of Padua Church (165 Prospect St N, Hamilton) on Saturday December 28 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Diabetes of Canada, would be appreciated by the family.
Published in The Hamilton Spectator from Dec. 23 to Dec. 30, 2019.