Obituaries 12-16-2015

Yvonne Scarpaci

Retired waitress

Yvonne T. (Vacca) Scarpaci of Everett entered into rest unexpectedly on December 12 in the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea. She was 81 years old. Yvonne was born in Everett and was a lifelong Everett resident. She was a waitress by profession having worked in various restaurants in and around the Everett area.

The beloved daughter of the late Emma (Bertuccio) and Michael Vacca, she was the dear and devoted mother of Michael and Daniel Scarpaci and Ann Marie Connors and her husband, Daniel, all of Everett; sister of the late Elena Russo Davis; loving grandmother of Daniel Connors and his wife, Danielle, Jaclyn Gregg and her husband, Bradley and Amber Scarpaci and the loving aunt and Godmother of Stephanie DiPlatzi of Everett. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Yvonne’s Memorial Service in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on Saturday, December 19 at 11 a.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in Yvonne’s memory to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated

Charles Kemp Graham

Retired Polaroid engineer and inventor

Charles Kemp Graham, a former resident of more than 40 years in Everett, passed away Saturday, December 5 in the Tewksbury home that he shared with his best friend and forever partner, Patricia Stasiowski. He was 80 years old.

Charlie was born in Boston on January 8, 1935 to the late Charles and Kathryn Graham. He was a beloved father to his daughter, Laurie Anne Graham and her long time love, Curtis Beaupre of Sanbornton, NH and his son, David Kemp Graham and his wife, Kathleen (Sova) of Pelham, NH.

Charlie enjoyed a rich and full life engaged with friends and a large, loving extended family with many cousins, nieces/nephews, great nieces/nephews and many more.

A graduate of St. Clement High School of Somerville, Charlie served honorably in the US Navy on the USS Macon CA 132. He had a wonderful career as an engineer and inventor at Polaroid Corporation and retired after almost 40 years of employment.

Charlie’s lifelong passions were the love of music, especially jazz, target shooting, craft beer and the New England Patriots. He had a great sense of humor and wit that will be missed by all.

Over his lifetime, Charlie made many cherished friends and memories that were very dear to him.

Honoring his wishes, a memorial luncheon will be held in early 2016. We invite family and friends to come together and share the many wonderful stories and memories to celebrate the special life of “Charlie”.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Farmer and Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury, MA. In lieu of flowers, in Charlie’s name, the family requests donations be made to the New England Center and Home For Veterans, c/o Advancement Office 3rd Floor, 17 Court St, Boston, MA 02108, or call 617-371-1777 or online or to the charity of your choice.

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