Vincenzo Gentile, 96, Longtime Darien Resident, Self-Employed Mason

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Vincenzo Gentile, a longtime Darien resident, passed away peacefully at his home on March 26, 2024. He was 96.

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Vincenzo Gentile, 96, passed away on March 26. His wake and funeral will take place Tuesday morning, April 2.

Born in Grotteria Reggio Calabria, Italy, on Aug. 6, 1927, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose (Paretta) Gentile. Vincenzo was a self-employed mason.

He is survived by his loving wife, Assunta. He is also survived by his children, Joseph Gentile (Lasmares Silva) of Stamford and Maria Rose Gentile of Darien; and his son, Richard (Maria) also of Darien. Vincenzo is also survived by his grandchildren: Christopher Joseph Gentile and Alexander Scott Gentile and his wife, Sarah; Sean Vincent Gentile and wife, Holly; Cassidy Ann Matthews and her husband, Joseph; Jennifer Silva Gentile; Lila Silva Gentile; Anthony Gentile; Stephanie Gentile; Rachel Gentile; and Laci Gentile.

Vincenzo is also survived by great-grandchildren: Graham Gentile, Theodore Gentile, Penelope Matthews and Laurel Matthews.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at the Lawrence Funeral Home. At 10:30 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, 374 Middlesex Road. Burial will follow by burial at Spring Grove Cemetery in Darien.

an obituary from Lawrence Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left and a video montage of family photos may be viewed

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