Supported the war effort during WWII

Published December 13, 2018

EVERETT — Vincenza M. “Vinny” Ingaciola, 95, of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 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 WWII 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 and 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. Vinny 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, and 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 & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, Sunday, Dec. 9. Her funeral was held from the funeral home on Monday, followed by her funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Vinny’s memory made to the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150, or to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated.