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update: March 28, 2014


By CNBNews 


Former Gloucester City (NJ) resident Vince DiGiacomo died today, March 25, 2014 from 6a00d8341bf7d953ef0192ac8e07cc970d-120wi cancer with his family by his side. He was 72. 


Vince was born and raised in Gloucester City. He attended Saint Mary’s Grammar School, and graduated from  Gloucester City High School with the class of '61.  He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was also one of the original members of the now defunct Gloucester City A.C, Hawks and was an active member of the Gloucester City High School Alumni Association. He was a member of the UA Local #322 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Winslow NJ.


“Vince was a great dancer, a good pool shooter, loved to play the guitar and sing,“ said Bill Cleary, a longtime friend. 


“His Mom and Dad, Mary and Al DiGiacomo, along with his brother Aldi, and sister Helene were all musically incline. If you ever had the privilege of being invited to their house for a party it was great time. Mr. DiGiacomo would play the ukulele and Vince would play the guitar. Mrs. DiGiacomo would get everyone singing and in between play the comb. Great times. Great memories,” said Cleary.


Loving father of the late Jodi DiGiacomo, Angela DiGiacomo, Jennifer DiGiacomo, Vincent J. (Lora) DiGiacomo Jr., step-daughter Lisa (Albert) Nunziato, step-son John (Joanne) Ferry, 8 grandchildren, Vincent, Nicholas, Dominic, Alex, Anthony, Samantha, Ashley, John, brother of the late Alfred (Claire) DiGiacomo Jr., Helene (Bill) Rettig, cousin Joe DiGiacomo and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Cremation and funeral services were held privately under the direction of the: ORA L. WOOSTER FUNERAL HOME, 51 Park Blvd., Clementon, NJ 08021. Share memories at

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