Mrs. Mary Vaccarella Cavotta – 101

MECHANICVILLE – Mrs. Mary Vaccarella Cavotta, 101, died Tuesday, Nov. 6th at Maplewood Manor, Ballston Spa, following a brief illness.

Born in New York City, June 29, 1911, daughter of the late John and Josephine Cimo Vaccarella moved with her family to Mechanicville when she was 12 years old.  She was a 1930 graduate ofMechanicville High School and a 1933 graduate of St. Mary’s School of Nursing, receiving her Registered Nurses license.  She nursed at St. Mary’s Hospital for 7 years, and then began raising her family.  She assisted her husband’s dental practice in Mechanicville for a number of years.

She was a charter member of the former Sons of Italy Senior Dante Club, was a longtime member of the WIBC bowling league and was a communicant of Assumption-St. Paul Church and the church’s Rosary Altar Society.

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