ROBERT “BOB” J. SACCA,
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Of Belmont, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2020 with his family at is side. He was 85.
Born and raised in Belmont, he was the son of the late John Sacca and Dorothy (Boucher) Sacca.
Mr. Sacca joined the United States Army in 1955 and received the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Sacca raised his family in Watertown prior to moving back to Belmont almost 40 years ago.
Mr. Sacca had been employed, for many years at McLean Hospital and was known for his impeccable work as a painter, carpenter and landscaper.
Mr. Sacca was the doting grandfather, known as Papa, who loved gathering with his family and traveling with his wife, Mickey. You could always find him in his garage or cellar working on projects or in his yard working on his beautiful landscaping.
He joins his recently deceased wife, Elizabeth “Mickey” Sacca in Heaven. They were married for 62 years this past August.
Robert “Bobby” J. Sacca, is survived by his daughters Lisa Sullivan and her husband Stephen “Sully” of Arlington, Carol Sacca of FL, Christine “Pepi” Encarnacion and her husband Victor of FL, Donna Sacca of Marlborough, and his son Robert E. Sacca and his wife Jill of Marlborough, his grandchildren Jaclyn Vasquez, Anthony Sullivan, Kelley Silva, Vanessa Sacca, Victor Encarnacion, Jr., Nicholas Sullivan, Jessica Sullivan, Johnathan “Finn” Sullivan, Brady Sacca and Gracie Sacca and his great grandchildren Angelina, Raymond, Emilia and Joel. He is also survived by his brothers, a sister and many nieces and nephews.
Out of genuine concern during this difficult time throughout the world and in our community; family & friends gathered to celebrate Bob's life and remember the loved he shared with those he touched in a private Funeral Service at the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial in Waltham followed by his burial with United States Army Military Honors at Newton Cemetery.
For the safety of those they love and care so much for a Celebration of Life for both, Bob and Mickey, will be held when social distancing guidelines allow.
Those who wish may make donations in Mr. Sacca’s memory may do so to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org in memory of his beloved wife, Mickey, or to a local Food Pantry, as he wished.