Aldo Mencaccini, 102, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. Formerly of New City and Delmar, New York. Aldo called the Atria in Kennebunk home for the past seven years.

Born May 2, 1920 in Mondaino, Italy, the son of Pietro and Terza (Filippucci) Mencaccini, Aldo came to the United States at 16 years old. He became a world renowned builder and repairman of accordions and founder of Bell Duovox Accordions. After selling his company at 86 years old, Aldo continued servicing accordions from around the world well into his 90s.

Aldo is survived by his only daughter, Linda Blanch, and her husband, Gary, of Wells; grandchildren Danielle Hartigan and her husband Michael of Stoneham, Massachusetts, Sara Mann and her husband David of Westwood, Massachusetts, and Leanna Avery and her husband Nicholas of Hooksett, New Hampshire; and six great-grandchildren, Cordelia, Bianca, Natalie, Piper, Peyton, and Henry.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 67 years, Inez Mencaccini.

An hour of visitation will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1 p.m. at St. Martha Church, 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043. Burial will be at a later date at Ascension Chapel Mausoleum in Monsey, New York. To leave a message of condolence, please visit Aldo’s Book of Memories at

Arrangements are entrusted to Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk.

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