Donald Fabian Vincent, age
69, of 1 Rolling Acres Drive Danville PA concluded his journey in this life
on Monday May 26 2008 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA.
He had been in ill health
for many years.
Donald was born in
Plainfield NJ May 30 1938 the son of the late Fabian Eugene and Dorothy
Elizabeth Shallcross Vincent. He was a 1956 graduate of Jonathon Dayton
Regional High School in Springfield NJ. He continued his education for one
year at RCA Institute of Technology in New York City NY. Donald served with
the United States Army Reserves.
Being a self-starter as Don
was, he did many things including prospecting out West, was owner/landlord
of an apartment building in Jersey City NJ. He was also employed at Pabst
Blue Ribbon in New Jersey for several years. His biggest accomplishment was
owner/manager of Valley View Motel in Blowing Rock North Carolina for 7 ˝
years with his wife Barbara. Donald’s hobbies included playing the guitar,
working outside, traveling, ice skating, skiing and inventing.
Surviving is his beloved
wife of 40 years Barbara Sue Brown Vincent formerly of Wharton NJ. He is
also survived by one daughter, Wende and her husband Randall R. Steele of
Catawissa PA and one son Christopher F. Vincent of Danville PA. Also
surviving are two sisters; Elaine Shallcross Cederquist of Chatham NJ and
Jacqueline Vincent Jacovino of Summit NJ along with many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday June 21
2008 at First Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA. Burial will be
private. Friends will be received from 11:00 AM until the time of service
at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.