John E. T. Vaka

Born: Sat., Jun. 12, 1915
Died: Tue., Sep. 20, 2005

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Marshfield --- John E. T. Vaka, 90, of Marshfield formerly of Weymouth died at his home on Tuesday. He was born at Webster, Mass. and had been a longtime Weymouth resident for 60 years before moving to Marshfield three years ago. He was the retired owner of T. A. Faulds, Co., a food products company, which had the trade mark of Red E Made. The firm was located in Boston and manufactured prepared flour mixes which were sold to bakeries, hospitals and schools. He operated the business with his late brother, Chester Vaka. The firm has been sold to Concord Foods. He was a graduate of Webster High School and attended preparatory schools in Maryland and New Jersey. He subsequently attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. and Bates College in Maine. He was a W.W.II Army veteran. He was a very active member of the Weymouth United Methodist Church where he participated in many activities and was Past President of the United Methodist Church Men's Club. He made deliveries for the Pantry Shelf in Weymouth as well as the Crisis Center. He was involved in activities of the Interfaith Social Service Bureau in Quincy. He was the husband of the late Pauline Agnes (Brodeur) Vaka. He is survived by a son: John Roger Vaka of Marshfield. He was the father of the late Suzanne Doucette. He is survived by three grandchildren: Frank Doucette of Los Angeles, Dana Doucette of Denver, Colorado and Carol Ezell of Eagan, Minnesota. He is also survived by two great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at the Weymouth United Methodist Church 747 Broad St., Jackson Square, East Weymouth on Saturday, October 15th at 12:30 PM. A reception will follow at the Church. Burial will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery, Webster, Mass. Arrangements are by the Mortimer N. - Russell F. Peck Funeral Homes, 870 Broad St., Weymouth, 02189.

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