In Memory Of
Vincent Abbenda passed away on the morning of May 1st in the comfort of his own home in West Hempstead, New York with his three loving daughters by his side.
Vincent was born on August 18th, 1925 to Louis & Vincenza Abbenda in Harlem, New York, the 2nd oldest of 4 children. Vincent also resided in Astoria, Woodside and Bay Shore before moving to West Hempstead where he lived for the past 52 years. Vincent attended Bryant High School and City College, majoring in Engineering. He served in World War II and had a distinguished career as a Construction Superintendent for the City of New York.
Vincent was a good friend to many, a caring husband and a loving father and grandfather.
Vincent was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Patricia, parents, Louis and Vincenza, sister, Vivian, nephew, John and niece, Lisa.
He is survived and loved by three daughters; Theresa Alesi (Donald), Catherine Cianfrone (Raymond), Danielle Hallahan (Robert), brothers Joseph Abbenda and Louis Abbenda, adored grandchildren, Jaclyn Basile, Emily Basile, Vincent Alesi, Sophia Alesi, Juliet Alesi, Victoria Alesi, loving godchildren, Thomas Emmi, Scott Louis Abbenda, George Mattossian and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Vincent had a passion for music, sports and especially for traveling. He recently told his oldest granddaughter Jaclyn that she should travel “Tutto il mondo” (All The World) as he did.
Daddy, you will be deeply missed but “Ci Vedremo” (We’ll See Each Other).
At this time, in light of current restrictions, Vincent’s immediate family will honor him with an intimate burial service. It is our intention to celebrate Vincent’s life at a future date with a memorial service to give him the send off that he truly deserves. Please share any photos you may have and any memorable event, story, or moment that you shared with Vincent.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to Catholic Charities, Calvary Hospice or the Veterans Association. A special thank you to Calvary Hospice for their care and support to Vincent and his daughters during his final days.