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In Memory of

Vincent James DiPasquale

November 30, 1929 - April 2, 2015

Obituary


Vincent James DiPasquale, often called Jimmy or Jim by his family, passed away peacefully at age 85 at the Long Island State Veteran's Home in Stony Brook, New York on April 2nd, 2015. Born on November 30, 1929 in Manhattan, New York, he was one of eight children of Michel and Rosa (Parillo) DiPasquale. He was raised in the Bronx with his seven siblings. He had an older brother Mario DiPasquale (deceased 2008), and six surviving siblings, Carmela DiPasquale, Mary (Jasper) Spinelli, Edith Hendley, Gloria DiPasquale, Michael DiPasquale, and Anna (Angelo) Teristi. He is a...

Vincent James DiPasquale, often called Jimmy or Jim by his family, passed away peacefully at age 85 at the Long Island State Veteran's Home in Stony Brook, New York on April 2nd, 2015. Born on November 30, 1929 in Manhattan, New York, he was one of eight children of Michel and Rosa (Parillo) DiPasquale. He was raised in the Bronx with his seven siblings. He had an older brother Mario DiPasquale (deceased 2008), and six surviving siblings, Carmela DiPasquale, Mary (Jasper) Spinelli, Edith Hendley, Gloria DiPasquale, Michael DiPasquale, and Anna (Angelo) Teristi. He is a graduate of DeWitt Clinton High School class of 1947. Following High School he served in the United States Army in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953, where he was honored with a Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, Combat Infantryman's Badge, and United Nations Service Medal. On leave at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, he met and later married Rose Marie Pontecorvo (recently passed) on November 8th, 1953. He was a patrolman for the NYPD for ten years. Later, he worked as Cargo Revenue Accountant for Pan American Airlines. Vincent was a loyal and loving brother, husband, father, uncle, and friend to many. He was known for his keen wit and sharp intellect and lived his life always with enthusiasm. Vincent's many interests and hobbies included carpentry, sketching, fishing and boating, gardening, and reading books of all kinds. Vincent is survived by his two children, Michael DiPasquale and Barbara DiPasquale Bryer, and six grandchildren: Kenneth, James, and Daniel DiPasquale; and Elizabeth, Rebecca, and Alexander Bryer.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Long Island State Veterans Home, Stony Brook, NY.

Services will include a viewing and visitation with the family at OB Davis Funeral Home, Port Jefferson on Wednesday April 8th, 2015 2 - 4pm and 7 - 9pm; a religious service on Thursday April 9th, 2015 at 9:30am, followed by interment at the Calverton National Cemetery.