Phyllis E. (Smith) Vecchione

Phyllis Eloise Vecchione, born and raised in the town of Avon passed away on July 25th after a brief illness at the age of 91.

Phyllis worked at Randolph Manufacturing in 1948 as a seamstress, stitching those famous canvas high tops. In 1972 after raising her children, she went to work at Hit or Miss Clothing in Stoughton, MA where she retired in 1995. Phyllis enjoyed spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. For all that knew her, she was a kind gentle woman who was passionate about her family and those that she loved. Through the years, Phyllis could be found going to ball fields and dance studios attending many events of her children and grandchildren. She loved to travel, garden, was an avid reader, crafter, and was an expert seamstress sewing many doll clothes for her beloved Grand and Great Grandchildren. She was an active member of the Avon Baptist Church and was a woman of faith. Phyllis is predeceased by her parents, Nelson and Doris Smith (Lydia Lord, birth mother-deceased).

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Anthony P. Vecchione Sr.; children Anthony P. Vecchione Jr and his partner Leslie McElhiney of Yarmouth, Michael J. Vecchione and his wife Any Veiga of Brockton, Marie E. Ghelfi and her partner Gary Chevalier (deceased husband James A. Ghelfi). Sister of Margie Williams of Georgia, the late Francis Vaughan, Carol Nimmo of Framingham, and Nelson Smith of Avon. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 So. Main St. (Rt. 28), Randolph on Tuesday, August 2nd at 9:15am followed by a funeral service at the Avon Baptist Church at 10am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, August 1st from 5 to 8pm. Interment St. Michael’s Cemetery, Avon.


First Name: Jessie
Last Name: vincent
City: Brandon
State: FL
Country: US
Entry Date: 07/29/2022

I will miss you dearly. You had unconditional love for the entire family. You had more passion for life. You were the best women ever. You will be forever in our hearts. And I believe you will walk with us all through the rest of our lives. We loved you aunt phyllis.

First Name: Linda
Last Name: Therrian
City: Pocasset
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/29/2022

With heartfelt condolences to the entire family during this sad time.

May hope sustain you

First Name: Lynne
Last Name: Morse
City: West Wareham
State: MA
Country: US
Entry Date: 07/30/2022

Such a beautiful lady. My heart is broken for the family you certainly were blessed ? with Phyllis. I'm grateful we got to visit a few years back although I had hoped to get together again. My entire family truly loved her ❤. She will be missed greatly.
My deepest condolences,
Lynne Chalmers Morse

First Name: Jeanne
Last Name: Adams (Chalmers)
City: Port Saint Lucie
State: FL
Country: United States
Entry Date: 07/30/2022

Dear Tony and Family
I want to tell you I am so sorry for your loss!
Seeing Tony and Phyllis will always be a happy memory for me even though I have been in Florida for a long time. I'm sorry I can't be there but my thoughts are with your family.

Best to All,

First Name: Marty & Lil
Last Name: Conceicao
City: Freetown
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/30/2022

" Well done good and faith servant"
Lord God grant Phyllis her perfect peace .
Keep her in your loving arms Jesus, we pray Amen.

First Name: Faith and Dave
Last Name: Machado/Tammaro
City: East Bridgewater
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/30/2022

Dear Marie, Tony and family,

Dave and I want to extend our deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your love one. Phyllis was a wonderful kind person and we know that her loss will be felt deeply by all that knew her.

God Bless, Faith and Dave

First Name: Dan & Joanne
Last Name: Rossi
City: Plainville
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 07/30/2022

"Dear Mike and family.
We are so sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and strength to carry you through this difficult time.
With deepest sympathy, Dan & Joanne God Bless

First Name: Judy
Last Name: Guilbault
City: Avon
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 07/31/2022

Dear Tony and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Judy, Kathie, and Diane Chamberlain

First Name: Maria
Last Name: Rodrigues
City: Brockton
State: MA
Country: Usa
Entry Date: 08/01/2022

My Sincere condolences to all Family
members .
Prayers and Thoughts.
She was wonderful love Women

My her soul rest in Peace.
She will be missed. ????

First Name: Aminah
Last Name: Pilgrim
City: Brockton
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 08/01/2022

Dear Puppa, Mike, Any, Tati and Anthony,
We were heartbroken to hear of Nana’s illness and passing. Since we have known all of you, she’s been such a beautiful and kind person!
We pray for God to comfort each of you and to keep her resting in perfect peace! May God bless you all.
Love you,
Aminah, Akin and Ruben

First Name: Chris
Last Name: Ghelfi
City: San Francisco
State: CA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 08/01/2022

Dear Aunt Marie, James and I send our deepest condolences to you and your family. Your mom was always so kind to me. I will always remember her warm smile and her wonderful laugh. I’m sorry we are not able to be there but we are holding you and your family in our hearts. We love you.

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