Andrew Vaccaro, 89, a lifelong resident of Flanders, NJ passed away on Saturday August 26, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Andrew was born in Flanders on March 3, 1928 to the late Vincent and Angelina Vaccaro. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later worked as an Auto Body Technician for many years. He enjoyed painting, wood working, and working on cars.
Andrew is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Doris J. (Trimmer) Vaccaro; three children, Regina Swayze and her significant other Joseph Cottone, Lisa Myers and husband Dwight, and Andrew J. Vaccaro and wife Karen; six grandchildren, Jessica, Lauren, Jacob, Justine, Andrew, Jr., and Wayne; six great-grandchildren, Caleb, Ashley, Kristen, Carter, Wayne, Jr., and Candace; two brothers, Joseph, and Vincent, Jr.; and by many other loving family members and friends.
He was predeceased by his three sisters, Sarah, Anna, and Connie.
Andrew's Life Celebration will include a visitation from 4pm – 8pm on Friday September 1, 2017 at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Road, Chester, NJ 07930. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday September 2, 2017 at 10:00am at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.