Vincent A. Ceci, 83, of Rome, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 in the Rome Memorial Hospital with his loving family by his side.
Vincent was born on April 30, 1931 in Rome a son of Joseph and Elvira Tofani Ceci. On June 30, 1956 in St. John the Baptist Church he married Jean Barone. He graduated from RFA, class of 1950. He proudly served in the US Army from 1951-1953 during the Korean War.
He was employed by the US Postal Service as a mail carrier from 1956-1988. Vinny served as Business Manager for the Rome Colts of the Pop Warner Football League for nineteen years and was Vice President of the Pop Warner Tri Valley League for four years. He was also a manager of Little League Baseball.
Vinny is survived by his beloved family, his cherished wife of 58 years, Jean; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Steven Ermacor of Whitesboro and Mary and Rodney Little of Verona; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Vincent Ceci and Linda Schroettinger of Frederick, MD and Joseph and Andrea Ceci of Hagerstown, MD; nine cherished grandchildren, Steven, David and Ryan Ermacor, Bianca, Dakota and Dawson Little, Vincent, Mollie and Connor Ceci; a sister, Helen Valvo of Rome; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Angelo and Maggie of AL and Louis and Carol Ceci of Rome, three wonderful sisters-in-law, Nina Hyde, Barbara Vota and Doris Summa; and a brother-in-law, Leonard Summa. He was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Alexander and Beverly Ceci.
Vinnie enjoyed the years he spent with the efficient staff and many friends at the Ava Dorfman Day Care Center. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the AmCare EMT's, all of the Emergency Room staff, ICU nurses at Rome Memorial Hospital and Dr. Kumar for their compassionate, loving concern and care.
Funeral services will be celebrated on Monday morning at 11:00 in St. John the Baptist Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio as celebrant, where relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Vinny's memory to St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund.
Online tributes may be made at: www.bottinifuneralhome.com.