Eleanor Mary Vecchia, 80, adored her grandchildren

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Eleanor Mary Vecchia.
Eleanor Mary Vecchia.

Eleanor Mary Vecchia, 80, of Wilmington, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015.

She was born on June 15, 1935 in Olyphant, Pennsylvania to the late Andrew and Mary Mesick. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ugo.

She was a member of Saint Marks Catholic Church in Wilmington.

Surviving children are Carmela Giuliani and husband Robert of Connecticut, Michael Vecchia and wife Sandy of Wilmington,  and Maria Bryant and husband Henry of Connecticut. She adored her eight grandchildren: Nicole and husband Jeremiah, Deanna, Bobby, Stephanie, Ryan, Kristen, Carly and Spencer. She is also survived by her brother, Joe Kvaka, and nephew Anthony Nuvolla.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31 at Andrews Mortuary on Market Street, with Father Bob Kus officiating. Graveside services will be held at noon at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends between 4 and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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