Vincent S. Greco, 84, of East Hampton, beloved husband of Avril (Tanner) Greco died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday morning Nov. 5th . Born June 17, 1935 in Middletown, CT he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Rose (Salafia) Greco. Vincent was a proud USAF Veteran of the Korean War, serving as an Airborne Radio Operator in North Africa and Germany he attained the rank of SSGT. Once he returned home he began his career as a painter and decorator and was a member of the IUPAT Union of Painters. Vincent married his beloved wife Avril on Aug. 17, 1957. Vincent’s greatest joy was his children and grandchildren. He loved his time coaching in the East Hampton Little League in his earlier years. Besides his wife he is survived by his three sons Vincent Greco and wife Theresa of East Hampton, Steven Greco and wife Carol of East Hampton, William Greco and wife Lillian of Cromwell, his daughter Melissa Greco of East Hampton, a brother Sebastian Greco of MA, sisters Lucy Cichon of NV, Mary Way of AZ, grandchildren Tiffany, Samantha, Vincent, Lauren, Caroline, William, Sarah, Kate, Zachary and James, two great granddaughters Bailey and Riley, also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two brothers Rosario and Johnny Greco and his three sisters Lee Tabor, Rose Marino and Josephine Tabor. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St East Hampton on Tuesday Nov. 12th from 6:00PM until 8:00PM. Funeral services will be held Wednesday Nov. 13th at 10:30AM in the Second Congregational Church in Middle Haddam followed by burial in CT State Veteran’s Cemetery on Bow Lane in Middletown. Vincent’s family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care he received by staff at Newington Veteran’s Hospital and the West Haven Veteran’s Hospital. They also extend their thanks to the staff of Middlesex Hospital Hospice who enabled him to fight his cancer with Dignity and caring. Vincent will be sorely missed by all. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wreaths Across America c/o www.wreathsacrossamerica.org. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.
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