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BROCKTON-----Frank A. Vaccaro 94, a long time resident of Brockton, pasted away in his sleep Wednesday August 29th. He was the husband of 64 years of Barbara J. (Cafano) Vaccaro.

Born February 3, 1924, in Melrose, he was the son of of the late John Vaccaro and Mary (Fiovillo) Vaccaro and late brother James Vaccaro. Raised in East Boston and educated at Boston English High School. He joined the U.S. Navy in January of 1943 and went on to serve on the U.S.S. Schroeder DD-501 where he held the rank of Yeoman second class and participated in multiple campaigns during World War II.

Mr. Vaccaro worked as the Parks and Recreations District Superintendent for the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC). He began his career as a laborer and over a 40 year period held various positions prior to becoming the District Superintendent.

Upon his retirement he enjoyed photography, traveling, golf and spending lots of time with his wife and grand children. Attending their various school and sporting event activities.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, John Vaccaro and his wife Donna of Mansfield, and Deborah J. Vaccaro and her husband Philip D'Alessandro of Stoughton. He was also the beloved grandfather of Jeffery, his wife Teresa, Alexander and Lauren Vaccaro and brother of the late James Vaccaro.

Funeral will be held from the Kane Funeral Home, 605 Washington Street, Easton on Friday September 7th, at 9:00am., followed by an 11:00am funeral mass at Holy Cross Church, 225 Purchase Street, South Easton. Interment will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, the family asked donations be made to the Dementia Society of America, (