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Emilio  Donato "Nails" Vincenzo

Emilio Donato "Nails" Vincenzo
  • August 9, 1936 - December 26, 2016
  • West Hartford, Connecticut

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“DadBlessed is the man that walks not in counsel of the ungodly, nor stand in the way of the sinners, nor sit in the seat of the scornful.But his...Read More »
1 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“You came to me in a beam of light, I saw your face late last night. You said your holding that special space. Please not so soon, we need him here in...Read More »
2 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“No matter the time that passes. No matter how old i become. I need you daddy. I always will. How i dearly miss the sound of your voice.I love you...Read More »
3 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“Thinking of you each an everyday. Happy Valentine's Day daddy. Miss you deb ”
4 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“Family is important daddy. Without you i dont have any. I wish you could show them. I need you daddy.. I miss you ”
5 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“Thank you so much for being by my side on Sunday. You gave me the strength I needed for the name shout out.Lord hear our prayer. You are my hero....Read More »
6 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“I miss you daddy ”
7 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“Once again I saw you smiling and heard your laughter. Keep it up you've brought heaven a new bright light.For God is indeed awesome.Love you, deb ”
8 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“I Love and miss you so much Papa.Rest in Peace Daddy ”
9 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“I Love and Miss you so much Papa.Rest in Peace Papa. ”
10 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“One year since i heard your voice. Saw your smile. Talked with you. Given you a hug.I love you daddy.I miss you more then any words can say. ”
11 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“I love you Papa❤❤ ”
12 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - FL

“Dear DaddyI'm missing you so much.Christmas 2017 has been difficult,not to mention the days leading up to it.I will never forget our last hour's and...Read More »
13 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Daddy I miss you so much !❤❤❤❤❤Merry Christmas in Heaven ”
14 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Papa I'm watching Midnight Mass. I pray you Rest in Eternal PeaceLove and miss you so much. ”
15 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Sleep in Heavenly Peace Love ❤ and miss you ”
16 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“I want to say merry Christmas daddy but its just not merry without you. I just want to hear your voice again. I love daddy. ”
17 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“XOXO ”
18 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - FL - Daughter

“Miss you Papa!Merry Christmas in HeavenRest in Peacexoxoxoxoxo ”
19 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Miss you Papa!Merry Christmas in HeavenRest in Peacexoxoxoxoxo ”
20 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Merry Christmas DaddyWe all miss you so much.Itsbeen almost 365 days sincewe have seen you. Life is justnot the same anymore . Till we meet again...Read More »
21 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Each day that creeps closer to when you left gets harder and harder. My days are filled with tears of missing you. I smile like im supposed to. Laugh...Read More »
22 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“Missing you so much Papa ”
23 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Without My DaddyA year has passed since our final good bye,Yet the tears in my heart never seem to dry.This time without you, the sun cease to...Read More »
24 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“I miss you Daddy.....I mailed out Christmas Cards and the List is so short now.This is the first time that I never sent you a Card Papa...I love and...Read More »
25 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Without My DaddyA year has passed since our final goodbye,yet the tears in my heart never seem to dry.This time without you, the Sun cease to...Read More »
26 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - castle hayne, NC

“Almost a year now daddy. Still feels like yesterday. Still hurts like the day i had to say goodbye. I love you dad ”
27 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“I love and miss you Papa❤❤❤❤❤ ”
28 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Missing you Dad everyday. A lot of veggies to get rid of, and your no where to be found.Thanks for coming through once again with the medium, Natalie...Read More »
29 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“I miss my Father ! Rest In Peace Daddy ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ ”
30 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“I miss you so much Papa ! It's been so difficult Not having you here with us. I will see youAgain one day. Watch over all of us Daddy I love and miss...Read More »
31 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Good afternoon daddy.. happy birthday I know you an Angie will be having a wonderful birthday surrounded by all your loved ones and family.I think I...Read More »
32 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“Happy birthday daddy. A candle will shine for you all day. Not a day goes by you're not in my thoughts. I miss you. Happy 81st birthday! ”
33 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“Happy 81st Birthday PapaI love and miss you so much!Rest in Peace Daddy ”
34 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Happy 4th of July daddy. You should be having you picnic right now with the biys setting up the volley ball net. Tons of kids running around and you...Read More »
35 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle Hayne, NC

“I miss you so much Papa. ”
36 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Dad I know your gone, but happy Father's Day.I yelled it out loud, did you hear me today?No more cards, lottery tickets, coins for the roulette wheel...Read More »
37 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol

“Words cannot express on this Fathers Day.Missing you so very much.I love you Papa................. ”
38 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Miss you so very much Papa. ”
39 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“I miss you so much Papa! I don't know what Normal is anymore. Normal was when you where here. I feel empty and lost . I don't have my Daddy here with...Read More »
40 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“You are sorely missed. ”
41 of 98 | Posted by: Joey Vincenzo - West Hartford, CT

“Your house is gone now daddy. It tears me apart that your home , the last big thing to remind us of you, now goes into someone else's hands. That was...Read More »
42 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle hayne, NC

“XOXO ”
43 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Hi DaddyIm just in Tears Papa. I miss you so much Daddy. Happy Easter Papa. I love and miss you so much. XOXORip Papa: ( ”
44 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Hi PapaI miss you so much. :( ”
45 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Daddy i miss you so much. I talk to you every day and pray that you know my heart. People always say this will get easier , but it's not. Life lost...Read More »
46 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle hayne, NC

A Video Condolence Has Been Left
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51 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo

“DaddyI love and miss you so much.Life is not the same,and never will be.We miss you so much. XOXO ”
52 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - FL

“Daddy,I think about you all the time, and I love and miss you so much!Rest in Eternal Peace PapaXOXO ”
53 of 98 | Posted by: K. Vincenzo - FL - Daughter

“I miss you so much Daddy. Every day is so dark. I wish i could call you and just chat so i can forget my troubles for a little while. Nothing is the...Read More »
54 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle hayne, NC

“I miss you so much Daddy! 26 is just the worst number Papa! I justwant to call you and talk to you. I love and miss you so very much. ”
55 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - FL

“The threads of life are attached to each child that is born to a parent until the time of death.Our threads of life have been cut as you enter...Read More »
56 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“It's pretty hard going day by day sorting through things that belonged to you. Tears she'd everyday..the heartache is still freshI used the crock pot...Read More »
57 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“I miss you so much Papa! ”
58 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“Another week of tears shead without you. If you only knew the heartbreak inside all of us. I have to keep in mind, that iam the lucky one. For I was...Read More »
59 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“Feels like it was yesterday. The loss of you. The pain . The grief. It will be forever part of me now daddy..Words cannot say how very much I miss...Read More »
60 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle hayne, NC

“I miss you so much Papa ”
61 of 98 | Posted by: K Vincenzo - FL

Daddys Life long Best Friend/Brother & Sister Janice
62 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

I love you Daddy. Rest in Eternal Peace.
63 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Daddy 2016
64 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

I wrote this in the snow Papa so you could see it from Heaven.Jan-2017 I love you Daddy. Karen.
65 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Dads new car Aug 16th 2014
66 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Dad and his Sister Mary
67 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Daddy I wrote this in the snow so you could see it from Heaven.
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69 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Dad & Mario 2015
70 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Dad and Bobby & John
71 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Dads Best Friends
72 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Karen & Dad Dec 10 2016
73 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

Dad - 2016
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Dad Nov-2015
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My Dad
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Dad
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Family June-2015
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My Papa
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Daddy
83 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo

“Every moment of every day you are in my thoughts and in every tear that falls..I miss you so much Daddy... ”
84 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle hayne, NC


85 of 98 | Posted by: Karen - FL

“I have so many fond memories of you Daddy. I was the only one not to make it to you in time and I will forever carry the pain of that. I will never...Read More »
86 of 98 | Posted by: Natalie Vincenzo - Castle hayne, NC

“I love ❤ and miss you so much Daddy -Words cannot express !I feel so lost without you Papa my Heart is so Broken ! Rest in Eternal Peace...Read More »
87 of 98 | Posted by: Karen Vincenzo - Pompano Beach, FL

“love you & will miss you. ”
88 of 98 | Posted by: john tiberio - derby, CT

“Love you dad..memories will live on in my heart till we meet again. Love deb ”
89 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“Daddy you maybe far away from us, but you live in us each and everyday..for we have memories that will carry us through this life time, until we meet...Read More »
90 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie Vincenzo - Bristol, CT

“So very sorry for your loss .. ”
91 of 98 | Posted by: Lori (Coppola) Engengrro - CT

“My Uncle Emilio loved his family very much. He was loyal,kind and had a huge heart. I will always remember the many parties he hosted especially all...Read More »
92 of 98 | Posted by: A friend

“I'll miss you. Glad I got to talk to you last week. ”
93 of 98 | Posted by: Andrea Armao towle - Ocean shores, WA

“To a wonderful person, and a great Uncle he will be missed dearly my condolences.Steve & Nancy Tiberio ”
94 of 98 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss! We all loved Mr. Vincz, and his always ready pizza! He was the sweetest man and could fix anything! We will all miss you! ”
95 of 98 | Posted by: Aileen Elmer - Simsbury, CT

“Bobby says he lost a best friend of 68 years, who was like a brotherTo him. They never had cross words. He will be dearly missed byBoth of us, and...Read More »
96 of 98 | Posted by: Maria Pizzanello - Family

“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I have many fond memories from years ago and yes, I will never forget the pizza! Hugs and prayers to all. ”
97 of 98 | Posted by: Sandy (Waker) Shea - Lantana, FL

“So sorry about your loss. Will always remember his picnics and making pizza. I am so glad I talked to him last week. ”
98 of 98 | Posted by: Andrea Armao-Towle - Ocean shores, WA


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Vincenzo, Emilio Donato "Nails" of West Hartford passed away December 26, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in New London, CT on August 9, 1936, son of the late Michael and Concetta (Cusanelli) Vincenzo, he lived in the Hartford area since 1945. He was a retired sheet metal mechanic, and a good, kind, loyal and hardworking family man who will be missed. He leaves 5 children: Debbie Vincenzo, Mario Vincenzo, Karen Monsalve, Joseph Vincenzo and Natalie Vincenzo, and 2 sisters: Maria (Robert) Pizzanello and Janice Vincenzo. He also leaves 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Michael Vincenzo, his grandchildren Jorge Monsalve and Tina Ciarcia, his brother Mario Vincenzo, and sisters Natalie Tiberio, Lea Brown, Jennie Armao-McCormack, and twin sister Angeline Adams.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 31, 2016 with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at the Church of Saint Peter Claver, 47 Pleasant Street, West Hartford. Burial will follow at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Calling hours will be Saturday morning prior to mass from 8:45 to 9:45 at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 136 South Main Street, West Hartford. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com.