Former Zachary National Sales Manager, 40-Year Industry Vet Art Jacovoni Passes At 76

Art J. Jacovoni

Brewster, MA — Arthur J. Jacovoni of Walpole and Brewster, MA, passed away August 13, at the age of 76. Jacovoni spent more than 40 years in the confectionery industry, beginning in 1968 when he joined Hyman-O’Gara Brokerage as a salesman, becoming a partner in 1980. In 1986 he joined Zachary Confections, Inc. and was national sales manager before retiring in 2016.

Honoring his service to the industry, Jacovoni was inducted into the Candy Hall of Fame in 1998. In his free time, he was an avid skier and enjoyed tennis, golf, fly fishing and reading. 

Jacovoni is survived by his wife, Martha; his brother and sister, one daughter, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Home for Little Wanderers and the Wounded Warrior Project.