Our History


Macko-Vassallo Funeral Home (formerly Macko Funeral Home)  founded in 1951 by  Peter J. Macko.  In February of 1983 Mr. Macko retired and Peter M. Vassallo took over the funeral business. 

Located in Tipperary Hill the Macko-Vassallo Funeral Home has been serving the community for over 67 years.    Peter M. Vassallo, Owner and Licensed Director is a lifelong resident of Syracuse and Liverpool.  He’s a graduate of Liverpool High School, Class of ‘72, Onondaga Community College, and Simmons School of Mortuary Science Class of ‘81.  43 year Life member of the Liverpool Fire Department, Past Chief and Presently serving as President.

Member of the New York state Funeral Directors Association, Central New York Funeral Directors Association, Communicant of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church and Manager of the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery. 

Peter and his Wife Roberta (Bobbie) have 4-Children and 6-Grandchildren.