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December 10, 2016

Burial Date December 16, 2016

Funeral Home Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel

Place of Service St. Patrick's Church, Rutland

Section Heritage II Wisdom Mausoleum Lot Number: EL102Grave Number: 6B

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     Anthony J. Trafecante lll 57, died peacefully Saturday December 10th in the Brigham & Womens Hospital surrounded by his loved ones after a courageous battle with Cancer. He is survived by his wife of 29 years Gina (Sciascia) Trafecante; a son Anthony J. Trafecante IV, and his companion Kristen of Shrewsbury; 3 daughters, Carissa B. Coakley and her husband Timothy; Brianna N. Trafecante and her companion Daniel; and Marlena P. Trafecante, all of Rutland. His two granddaughters that he adored and loved with all his heart, Scarlett and Violett Coakley. A nephew Graziano and niece Cinzia Mungo. “Tony” is also survived by his Brother in Law Graziano Mungo; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister Tamra Mungo in 2015.

Anthony was born in Worcester, son of the late Anthony J. Jr. and Dolores “Dee Dee” (Davini) Trafecante, and lived in Worcester many years before moving to Rutland. He was a graduate of Burncoat High School. Anthony worked for the Boston Local 6 International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos workers. He attended the Church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St Ann.

Anthony enjoyed cooking, and loved being at his home in Rutland gardening and spending time with his family grilling by his fish pond. He especially loved watching YouTube videos with Scarlett on his lap in “papas chair”. Anthony was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Anthony’s funeral will be held on Friday December 16, 2016 from the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 370 Plantation St. with a Mass of Christian burial at 10:00AM in the Church of Saint Patrick, 258 Main St. Rutland. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4PM to 7PM in the funeral home. Entombment will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Jimmy Fund, at Dana Farber Hospital P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA. 02284.