John A. “Jack” Cacchio, age 89 of Glenwood, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at his home.
Born in Mendham to the late John Paul and Bertha Ruth (Sorrells) Cacchio on June 26th, 1930, Jack worked as an electrician with IBEW Local 102 for forty-two years.
An active sportsman, Jack was a skilled rifleman, cyclist, and proud member of the NRA. He was also an avid reader and gardener. Jack especially loved his pets. He was involved in AA for forty-nine years; beginning with one of New Jersey’s first meetings, and starting and supporting many more. He helped hundreds achieve and maintain sobriety by working with them.
Predeceased by his daughter, Linda Cacchio; sister, Ruth Beznason; and brother, Billy Cacchio, Jack is survived by his loving wife of over forty years, Eleanor (Vance) Cacchio; children Nancy Meenan and her husband John of Hawley, PA, JoAnn Cacchio of Branchburg, NJ, and Susan Zaleski and her husband Jay of Walden, NY; grandchildren Heather Nooitgedagt and husband Pete, Rachel Sullivan and husband Eric, Sarah Cacchio, and Danielle Zaleski and her fiancé John Levison; and great-grandchildren Kasadi, Levi, and Payton.
Visitation for Jack was held on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at the Ferguson—Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94 (One Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, NJ 07462. Funeral services for Jack were Friday, Dec. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial in the Glenwood Cemetery will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choosing. Online condolences may be offered at www.fergusonfuneralhomesnj.com