|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1931|
|Death: ||Nov. 8, 2008|
Vincent Ascione, Sr.
Mr. Vincent "Vinnie" Ascione, Sr., 76, passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2008 surrounded by his loving family.
Vincent was born in West Pittsburgh, PA on November 19, 1931, son of the late Sisto Ascione and Angeline Santoro. He resided in Patterson, NJ and eventually made Delaware his home, where he lived for 54 years. A proud veteran of the Korean War, Vincent served with the 187th Airborne Rangers and received numerous medals and ribbons, including 3 bronze stars, 2 with valor. He was also to be a recipient of the Purple Heart and Silver Star, but he was not presented with either decoration due to lost records. Vincent was employed with EDIS for many years where he became a member of Local 542 International Union of Operating Engineers, retiring in 1994. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing, and passed this enthusiasm to his sons and grandsons. He was a favorite uncle to his nieces and nephews and a best friend to many. Above all, he was admired, loved and cherished by his wife and children.
Vincent was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte (Highfield); and his son, Robin. He is survived by his children, Vincent J., Jr. (Gail), Lisa, James (Sharon), Gina Fleming and Michael (Holly); his grandchildren, Nikki, Chrissy, Jimmy, Joey, Christopher, Annamarie, Anthony, Patrick, Carli and Angelina; 4 great grandchildren; 2 brothers; 2 sisters; and nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at the DOHERTY FUNERAL HOME, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek on Saturday, November 15 at 10am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday, November 14 from 6-8pm.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Vincent to the Delaware Community Foundation for D.A.P.S.S., PO Box 1636, Wilm., DE 19899.
All Saints Cemetery
New Castle County
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Nov 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31344020
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