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Neil W Vincent

March 21, 1943 ~ August 3, 2020 (age 77)


Belchertown - Neil W. Vincent, 77, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Neil was a son of the late James and Margaret (Hough) Vincent. He was born in Plattsburgh, NY and raised in Chicopee, MA where he lived for many years. Neil proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Medic during the time of Vietnam. He worked several jobs over the years, including at a machine shop, construction, medic, and retired as a nurse for Western Mass Hospital in Westfield. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, cooking, but most of all loved spending time with his family. He leaves his beloved wife of 54 years, Eileen (Guillemette) Vincent of Belchertown. He will also be missed by his grandchildren,  Alexander Gazis of Broad Brook, CT, Yiannis Gazis and Katerina Gazis; son-in-law, Zannis Gazis and his wife Aliona, all of Somers, CT; brother, Mitchell Vincent and his wife Donna of Belchertown; sister in-law, Leslie Vincent of Chicopee; sister, Bernice Carpenter of Springfield; sister-in-law,  Barbara Rogers of Columbus, OH;  niece, Wendy Verona of Chicopee and several extended family members and many dear friends.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Jennifer Gazis in 2009, his brother, Merril “Buddy” Vincent, and by his brother-in-law, James Rogers.

All services are private. A Memorial Celebration will take place at Neil and Eileen's Home in Belchertown on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 2pm. Memorial donations may be made in Neil’s memory to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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