Alfred Vanacore Obituary

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Alfred P. Vanacore

May 12, 1924 - May 29, 2014
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CONCORD - Alfred "Fred" P. Vanacore, 90, died on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Harris Hill Center, in Concord, NH. Fred was born on May 12, 1924, in Brooklyn, NY the son of the late Peter and Marie (Cappadona) Vanacore and spent most of his life in the New York area. He and his wife Kathleen raised their family in Levittown on Long Island. Fred was a resident of Concord for several years, prior to residing in Coppell, TX, before finally moving back to Concord, NH three years ago. Fred is a retired Lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department who in his distinguished career saved many lives. He was a veteran of the United...
CONCORD - Alfred "Fred" P. Vanacore, 90, died on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Harris Hill Center, in Concord, NH.
Fred was born on May 12, 1924, in Brooklyn, NY the son of the late Peter and Marie (Cappadona) Vanacore and spent most of his life in the New York area. He and his wife Kathleen raised their family in Levittown on Long Island. Fred was a resident of Concord for several years, prior to residing in Coppell, TX, before finally moving back to Concord, NH three years ago.
Fred is a retired Lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department who in his distinguished career saved many lives.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served during World War II in the Pacific where he received the Purple Heart and Distinguished Service Medals.
His hobbies and interests included boating, and skiing. He and Kathleen traveled extensively. Fred was an accomplished wood worker building furniture, cabinets and hand crafting sailboats. He coached football at Brooklyn Prep.
Members of his family include; his wife, Kathleen (Garrett) Vanacore, of Concord, NH; three sons, Stephen Vanacore and his wife Maureen, of Oradell, NJ; John Vanacore, of Concord, NH; Peter Vanacore and his wife Dianne, of Westborough, MA; one daughter, Maureen Vanacore and her husband Randy Kemberling, of Coppell, TX; eight grandchildren (John Joseph, Catherine, Garrett, Carter, Austin, Sarah, Kirk, and Mark); one great grandchild (Lucca); three sisters, Grace Mennella, of Inverness, FL; Gloria Falconieri, of New Port Richie, FL; and Connie Jehlen (deceased), and several nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: A memorial will be held at Harris Hill Center at 3PM on Sunday, June 1, 2014. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 2, 2014, 10:00 AM at Christ the King Parish, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 72 South Main Street, in Concord. Military honors will take place at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 DW Highway, in Boscawen, at 12:30 PM.
To view an online obituary please go to www.bennettfuneral.com
Memorial gifts in memory of Fred can be made to the Concord Firefighters Relief Association, 150 N. State Street, Concord, NH 03301, or to the Christian Association of Youth Mentoring, 43 Hopkinton Road, Westborough, MA 01581, in memory of Mr. Vanacore.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bennett Funeral Home, Concord, NH.

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