Elizabeth M. (Vaccaro) Iacovino, 90, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Sunny View Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward S. Iacovino Sr. and gold star mother of the late Edward S. Iacovino Jr., USMC, a member of the Rhode Island Nine who was killed in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983.
Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Sinapi) Vaccaro. She was a member of the DAV Auxiliary.
She is survived by one sister, Gina Giorgianni and her husband, Anthony P. Giorgianni, and nieces and nephews. She was the sister-in-law of the late Ada Simone.
Elizabeth’s family would like to thank the staff of Sunny View Nursing Home for their outstanding and loving care for the past six years.
Her funeral will be held Friday, January 10 at 8:30 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Benedict Church, Beach Ave., Warwick, at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours are Thursday, Jan. 9 from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans, 83 Park Street, Providence, RI 02903 would be appreciated. For information and condolences visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.