Vincent C. D’Onofrio, 89 passed away on May 19,2020. He was born on June 28,1930 in Brooklyn, New York. Upon graduating High School in 1947 Vincent joined the Marines. He also was the creator and member of the band, Vinnie Carmen Orchestra, where he played the piano, trumpet and composed his own music. In 1952 he married his beloved wife, Serafina and then had to join the army where he was sent to Korea shortly after their honeymoon. He was a radio operator, Corporal and received the Korean service medal with a Bronze star plus two other service medals.
Later Vincent went on to work for Ford as a new car sales manager for the rest of his career and won many sales awards. He had a funny personality and loved to tell jokes. He was a devoted Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather to his 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and great granddaughter. We will all miss him very much. May he rest in peace.
Vincent will be laid to rest at Sarasota National Cemetery alongside his beloved wife Serafina.