Stella J. Vacca

Stella J. Vacca

Stella J. Vacca, 91, of Rome, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Utica, NY, on August 21, 1926, daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Konik Kulesa. Stella was married to the late Walter Conway. On August 31, 1957, she married William Vacca in Rome. She retired as a secretary from Dr. Mahr's office.

Surviving besides her husband Bill, are a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph W. and Marianna DiPaolo Vacca, Rome, three grandchildren; Michael Vacca, Ralph A. Vacca, and Robert Vacca, a great grandson, Gabriel. Also surviving is a special sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Vacca, Rome, nieces and nephews including, Mark Vacca and Beth Ann Luvera. She was predeceased by a son, Robert Conway, a daughter, Deborah Vacca, brothers and sisters.

The family would like to express a special thank you to her daughter-in-law, Marianna Vacca, for all her love and care.

Funeral Services will be private. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd.

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