Ercole O. Iacchetta, 88

Ercole O. Iacchetta, 88, of Bishopville, Md., died Friday, June 29, 2018, at home. He was born in Abruzzi, Italy, son of the late Ottavio Iacchetta and Settimia (Tiburzi) Iacchetta.

Iacchetta was a stone mason for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, tending his garden, cooking and playing slots at Ocean Downs.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Iacchetta, in 2002. He is survived by his children, Josephine Maio and her husband, Carmelo, of Italy, Tina Iacchetta Gugliotta of Selbyville, Del., and Dino Iacchetta and his wife, Lori, of Bishopville; a sister, Mary Fulco of Rosedale, Md.; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was to be held on July 3, 2018, at St. Luke Catholic Church in Ocean City, Md. Burial was to be held privately, on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coastal Hospice; P.O. Box 1733; Salisbury, MD 21802. Condolences may be sent online at