Vincent Anthony DeLucia, 97, passed away peacefully Friday evening November 15, 2019. Vincent was born March 2, 1922 in New Haven Connecticut, a son of John and Madeline Natrillo DeLucia. He was a graduate of Hillhouse High School in New Haven. After graduation, Vincent was inducted into the Army.
He served three years as a radio operator in North Africa and the European theater, under General George S. Patton. Upon his discharge from the Army, Vincent worked with his brother Arthur in the bakery business, he specialized in cheesecakes, cookies and apple pies. He had a passion for baking, but the long hours were taking a toll on him, so he left the bakery and went to work for the U.S. Postal service in New Haven. Upon retirement from the postal service, he and his wife the former Carmela Alfieri, whom he married June 8, 1949 moved to Fort Lauderdale to enjoy many great years together. Vincent loved to play poker and was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and Elks in Florida.
Vincent leaves to cherish his memory, his son Rev Vincent G. DeLucia, O.P. pastor at St. Dominic Church and several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents and loving wife Carmela, who passed away May 26, 2010, Vincent is preceded in death by brothers Arthur, Joseph and Ralph and sisters Jane DePaola and Phyllis Cohen.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Friday November 22, 2019 at St. Dominic Church.
Friends may call from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday at the church.
Material tributes can be made in Vincent’s name to St. Dominic Church, 77 East Lucius Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44507.
Arrangements are by the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. Boardman.
Interment Our Lady Queen of Heaven, North Lauderdale, Fl.
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