Active in Area Civic Organizations
Sylvia A. (Finos) Vacca of Melrose, formerly of Everett, died on Nov. 14 at the age of 82.
Mrs. Vacca was a graduate of Everett High School and the University of Massachusetts. – Amherst. She worked at EGG, Inc. (Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier, Inc.), Catholic Charities of Cambridge and Somerville and the US Bankruptcy Court.
She was active in a number of civic organizations throughout her life – among them were: Everett Cable Commission, Crimson Tide Football Club, ATC Parents’ Assoc., South Shore Center for Brain-Injured Children, where her daughter Tracy was the first student in 1974, University of Massachusetts – Amherst Alumni Assoc., and Everett Women’s Volleyball League. She often served as an officer or working on committees for all of these groups.
Mrs. Vacca was an avid reader and loved doing puzzles, but her highest priority was her love and enjoyment of family and the many fun-filled activities on ski trips, at Cape Cod and at Family “Summer Olympics” with her extended family and their special group, The Wicked-Good Fun Club.
In their retirement years, she and husband Ron enjoyed traveling, both home and abroad and checking locations off their “bucket” list.
The beloved wife of Ronald J. Vacca for 60 years, she was the loving mother of Ronald F. Vacca of Hawaii, Lauren J. Guiney and her husband, David of Florida, Christine (Sam) D. Bibb of Maryland, Donna V. Phipps and her fiancé,’ Mark Armstrong of Andover, Richard R. Vacca and his wife. Kim of Vermont and the late Tracy S. Vacca. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many cherished nieces and nephews. She was the beloved sister of William and Gail Finos of Lynnfield, the late Eleanor McLaughlin and her surviving husband, Henry and the late Dorothea and Frank Ruggiero of Everett.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Vacca’s name to your favorite charity. For more information: 1-877-71-ROCCO or roccofuneralhomes.com.
Retired Consolidated Service Vice President
Thomas C. Bond, a lifelong Everett resident, entered eternal rest on Saturday, Nov. 16 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 87 years old.
Born in Medford, Tom was the retired Executive Vice-President of the Consolidated Service Corporation and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. Tom was a founding member and coach of the former Everett Eagles Football, member of the E Club of Everett, Past President of the Maintenance Contractors’ of New England and Past Trustee of the Health and Pension Fund for Maintenance Contractors’ and the SEIU.
He was the beloved husband of Margaret H. (Nee) for over 61 years, dear and devoted father of Thomas and his wife, Maria of Woburn, Karen Clark and her husband, Michael of Wilmington, Steven and his wife, Eileen of Lynnfield, Susan Jackson and her husband, Peter of N. Reading and James and his wife, Patricia of Everett; brother of late James and Marion Bond; loving grandfather of Christopher and Nicholas Clark, TJ, Connor, Andrew, Hayden and Bryson Bond, Amanda, Daniel and Nicole Jackson, Cameron and Matthew Bond, Joseph, Angela and Ana DeRosa and great-grandfather of Giana and Joseph DeRosa.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Thomas’ Funeral in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Thomas’ memory to the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Rd., Ste. 200, Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated. Parking with attendants on duty.
Stop & Shop Retiree
Domenic J. DiNatale of Everett entered into eternal rest on Friday, Nov. 15 in the Massachusetts General Hospital after a period of failing health with his loving and caring family by his side. He was 91 years old.
Born in Funari, Sicily, Italy, Domenic was a longtime resident of Everett.
He was a past managing partner of the former Springs Spumoni Co., a retired, dedicated employee of the Stop & Shop, Medford, a member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Pius X, 4 th Degree and a US Navy veteran of World War II.
He was the beloved husband of Carmela J. (Catalfamo) for over 68 years, dear and devoted father of Domenic J. DiNatale, Jr. and his wife, Janet of Myrtle Beach, SC, Michael DiNatale and his wife, Patricia of W. Dennis, Richard DiNatale and his wife, Annette of Ravena, OH, Lucy DiNatale and Maria DiNatale of Woburn and Thomas DiNatale and his wife, Stacy of San Antonio, TX; brother of the late Anthony DiNatale and Frances Puliafico; loving and devoted grandfather of Domenic DiNatale, III and his wife, Kelly, Michael DiNatale and his wife, Meghan, Elizabeth Crist and her husband, Blake, Thomas DiNatale and his fiance’, Dana, Justin Sneider, Nicholas DiNatale, and Reisa DiNatale and great-grandfather of Gianna DiNatale, Rylan DiNatale, Lila DiNatale and Cole Crist.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Domenic’s memory to National Kidney Foundation, 209 West Central St., Natick, MA 01760 or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101A First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451 would be sincerely appreciated.