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Michael Francis Vaccaro, 64, of Jenkins Twp., passed into eternal life on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 15, 1955, he was the son of the late Michael Joseph and Mary Janeski Vaccaro.

He was a 1973 graduate of St. John’s High School, Pittston. Following high school, he received a certificate for electronics from Wilkes-Barre Area Vocational Technical School. 

Mike worked for several years in the family business, Vaccaros Cleaners, Pittston.

He was presently employed by IAP, a contractors division of Tobyhanna Army Depot, as an electronic technician and was a member of IAM & AW, Local 1717, Tobyhanna.      

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, the former Michele Lutz; son, Michael Steven Vaccaro,  Jenkins Twp.; sisters, Marion Marrow, Wilkes-Barre; Lorraine Edwards (Ralph), Pittston; and Sandra Kuniskas (Ralph), Shavertown; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held from Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Twp.

Due to the start of renovations taking place in Michael’s Parish, a Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston.

Interment was in St. Rocco’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Pittston Twp.

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