Alexander R. Vaccaro (SHS 1947)

DadPicture.jpgAlexander R. Vaccaro of River Vale, NJ.  Born on April 2, 1929, in Scarsdale, NY, to Alexander and Elvira Vaccaro, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his home in River Vale, NJ.

Beloved husband of Susanne F. Vaccaro (nee Schmitz) and father of Susan, Alexander and his wife Lauren, Richard and his wife Michelle, and Andrew and his wife Christine.  He was predeceased by his daughters Anne and Catherine.  Loving grandfather to Max, Alex, Juliana, Sara, Marielle, Luke and Drew.

Alex was active in River Vale for many years as a Baseball Coach and Cub Scout Master.  His favorite activities were travelling the world and spending time with his family on Long Beach Island.  He served in the Army before heading off to the University of Pennsylvania, and then onto a long career at IBM.

Alexander's daughter Susan C. Vaccaro writes... "My father was very proud of his time at Scarsdale High School, where he excelled scholastically, and also played on the football team."