in memoriam

In Memory of Vincent E. DeConzo

February 18, 2022


Vincent E. DeConzo passed away peacefully on Friday, February 18, 2022 at the age of 83.

Vincent is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn, his son Matthew and his wife Donna. He was a beloved grandfather, or aka “Pop” to Nicholas, Maria, Noelle and Nicole.

Vincent, known by all as Vinny, worked for over 34 years with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the Engineering Department and retired as Deputy Director of Engineering. He received his Bachelor and Master of Business Administration with The City College of New York and later taught accounting at PACE University. He was an active parishioner at St. Joseph RC Church in Oradell and served as a Eucharistic Minister as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the St. Joseph Catholic School and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Vinny also served as a financial advisor to several churches in Bergen County including Sacred Heart RC Church of Rochelle Park and Corpus Christi RC Church of Hasbrouck Heights.

One of Vinny’s major accomplishments was that he proudly ran and finished the New York City Marathon at 51 years old, and until recently, enjoyed attending his favorite Spin Classes at HNH Fitness in Oradell. Vinny was a loyal fan of the NY JETS and enjoyed years of tailgating with his son, grandson, and many friends while also earning the title as “Captain” of his tailgate crew.

Family and friends are invited to visit Tuesday, February 22nd from 4-7PM at the:
William G. Basralian Funeral Home, 559 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell.

A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, February 23rd at 10:30AM at St. Joseph’s RC Church Oradell with interment to follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Tenafly. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Home for the Elderly, 140 Shepherd Lane #1, Totowa, NJ 07512.