Repaired damaged warships during World War II

Published December 12, 2018

EVERETT — Vincenza M. “Vinny” Ingaciola, 95, of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.

Born in Boston, Vinny grew up in East Boston, and later moved to Saugus and then Everett, where she lived for many years. A smart and talented woman, Vinny in her early years contributed to the war effort, working at the Charlestown Navy Yard during Word War II repairing damaged warships. She later worked for several years at the Group Insurance Commission in Boston. Her last professional job was at the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, where she worked in admissions.

She was the daughter of the late Frances (Paola) and Salvatore Muscarelli. She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas J. Ingaciola. She was the loving and devoted mother of Loreen M. Pelletier and her husband Gerard of North Reading; Nicky J. Ingaciola and his wife Carolyn of Lynnfield; Mary Ann Ingaciola and her partner Sheri Anastos of Hull; and Mark P. Ingaciola and his partner Mark Cellucci of Lynnfield. She was the sister of Ronald Muscarelli of Somerville and the late Millie DeMayo, Ann Shick and Violet Sarno. She was the loving grandmother of Jennifer Brissette and her husband Marc; Mark Pelletier and his wife Jennifer; Nicholas Ingaciola and his wife Tamanna; Christopher Ingaciola and Julie Ingaciola. She was the loving great-grandmother of Isabelle, Beau and Gabrielle Brissette and Harry Pelletier.

Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to attend Vinny’s visiting hours in the Cafasso and Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St., Everett on Sunday, Dec. 9. Her funeral was from the funeral home on Monday, followed by her funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett. Interment took place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Vinny’s memory to the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150 or to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated. Parking with attendants on duty.