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Vaughn Jerome Chiavacci

June 18, 1932 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 86)


JACKSONVILLE -  Vaughn Jerome Chiavacci, 86, of Jacksonville died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday at the Infant of Prague Catholic Church in Jacksonville. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.

     Mr. Chiavacci was a caring father loving husband who was a great provider.  He served his country faithfully in United States Marine Corps and achieved the rank of MGySgt.

      He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Chiavacci; and his parents, Leo and Evelyn Edwards Chiavacci.

      Survivors include his wife, Rita Yanchick Chiavacci; three sons, Christopher and Chloe Chiavacci of Raleigh, James and Cynthia Chivacci of Charleston, SC and John and Karen  Chiavacci of Raleigh; and seven grandchildren.

      The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 – 7 PM at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel.

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June 9, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Jacksonville
303 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Funeral Mass
June 10, 2019

1:00 PM
Infant of Prague Catholic Church (Jacksonville)

Graveside Service
June 10, 2019

2:00 PM
Onslow Memorial Park
3280 Richlands Highway
Jacksonville, NC 28540

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