John A. Baccaro - October 9, 2012

John A. Baccaro, 74 of Selkirk, passed away October 9, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Albany.  John was born and lived most of his life in Hudson.  He was a Marine Corps Veteran serving 2 tours of duty in Vietnam.  John had worked for the former Columbia Corp in Chatham.  He was a former member of the Hudson American Legion Post 184.

     Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Mary E. Baccaro;  sons, John A. Baccaro, Jr. (Jennifer Sarsfield), and Jason W. Baccaro (Melissa);  grandsons, Brandon and Joshua Baccaro;  siblings, Christine Vanleuven-Ward, Jane Venditti and Phyllis Briggs;  brothers, Nicholas, Carl and Anthony Baccaro;  and his canine companions, Molly, Katie and Sadie.  John was predeceased by his brother Charles Baccaro.

     Funeral services will be held 9 AM Tuesday, October 16th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.  Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, 19 Pulver Ave., Ravena on Monday from 4 to 7 PM.  Contributions in memory of John may be made to the Ravena Rescue Squad, PO Box 144, Ravena, NY 12143.