John "Corky" Cacace

Obituary of John "Corky" Cacace

John “Corky” Cacace 90 of East Haven passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home on February 3, 2022. He was born December 31, 1931 in East Haven to John and Josephine (Arcucci) Cacace. Corky is survived by his two loving and devoted daughters; Patricia DeLucia (Anthony) of Guilford and Linda Hennessey (Thomas) of East Haven along with five grandchildren he adored; Anna DeLucia German (Chris), Thomas Hennessey (Jessica), Michael Hennessey (Victoria), Steven Hennessey (fiancé’ Taylor) and Patrick Hennessey. He is also survived by his great grandchildren, Michael Hennessey, Joseph Hennessey, Olivia Hennessey, Isabella Hennessey, Liliana Hennessey and Connor German. Corky is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Patricia “Pat” (Solevo) Cacace (2014) and his seven siblings, Anthony, Frank, Joseph, Agnes Hainer, Mary Marino, Anna Rocco and Rose Cacace. Corky served his country honorably in the Korean War and was discharged in 1954. He was a carpenter by trade owning his own company, JC Builders for 45 years. After retirement Pa Cork was always ready to help the grandkids with a hammer in hand. He enjoyed his summer vacations with his family at Lake George and Saratoga. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. There was never a day that someone would say, “I saw your father at Stop & Shop.” He truly was a good friend to many people. He will now be happily reunited with his loving wife, his “mate,” for all time. Family will receive friends on Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 2 to 4 P.M. at the Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 7 at 11 A.M. in St. Pio of Pietrelcina Parish at the Church of St. Vincent de Paul, 80 Taylor Ave., East Haven with Committal and full US Army Military Honors to follow at East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven.
Sunday
6
February

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 6, 2022
Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home
43 Kirkham Ave.
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
Monday
7
February

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, February 7, 2022
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
80 Taylor Ave.
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
Monday
7
February

Committal

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Monday, February 7, 2022
East Lawn Cemetery
River Street
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
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