John B. Vlacancich, a longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow died September 11, 2018 at the age of 99. Born in Sitvan, Cres, Croatia, he was the son of Anton and Marija Muzic Vlakancic. He married Carolina Benvin in Croatia and the couple came to the United States in 1959 and eventually settled in Sleepy Hollow where they raised their family.
John was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church. He was a member of the Sleepy Hollow Seniors and the Neighborhood House as well as the Anchor Benevolent Society.
His wife Carolina predeceased him in 2005. He is survived by his sons John B. (Angela) of Ridgewood, NJ and Bruno G. Vlacancich of Sleepy Hollow as well as his grandson Paul. He was predeceased by his sisters Maria and Ana.
Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. His Funeral Mass will be Friday at 10:00 at St. John Paul, II Church with interment to follow in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.