Dolores La Vacca

Obituary of Dolores La Vacca

Dolores La Vacca passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the age of 71. Born in Hackensack, NJ she was a resident of Branchburg, NJ before moving to Allendale, NJ. Dolores was a long time parishioner of St. Luke’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus where she married her husband James J. La Vacca in 1972. Dolores was a devoted and loving homemaker to her husband James, an amazing mother and best friend to her children and a thoughtful and loving grandmother. She will be deeply missed by all who love her. Dolores was predeceased by her husband James in 2014. She is survived by her son James La Vacca, his wife Jennifer; daughter Stacy M. Weiss; grandchildren: Ashley, Allison, Thomas James “TJ” and Peyton Rae; two sisters: Gloria Kane and Evelyn Petteruti and twin brother Frank Iovine.  Dolores is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and extended family. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 17, 2018 from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Luke’s Church, 340 Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes. Contribution’ in Dolores’ memory may be made to Alzheimer’s – New Jersey, 425 Eagle Rock Ave., Suite 203, Roseland, NJ 07068.