Vincent Centore, 91, of Clearwater, FL, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Brookside Hospice House, Palm Harbor, under the care of Suncoast Hospice.
Born in Bronx, NY, Vincent moved here from Bellerose, NY where he retired as a printer for the NY Daily News after more than 30 years. He was a member of the YMCA and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Dunedin. He was an Army Air Force veteran of WWII, earning the rank of Private First Class as a Radio Operator. He was an avid racquetball player.
Survivors include his son, Vincent (Katherine) Jr. of East Patchogue, NY; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Centore of Pinellas Park, FL; brother, Anthony of Tamarac, FL; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
A Mass for the Repose of His Soul will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 750 San Salvador Drive, Dunedin, 34698. Interment will follow with full military honors presented by the Pinellas County Veterans Council at 12:45 PM at Bay Pines National Cemetery, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, 33744.
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