Vincent H. Cumoletti, 79, Sackets Harbor passed away on December 31, 2013 at Samaritan Medical Center.
Mr. Cumoletti was born September 9, 1934, in Brooklyn, NY, a son of Henry V. and Anna Spaziani Cumoletti. In 1951, he graduated from Watertown High School and in 1953 enlisted the United States Air Force. After being honorably discharged he continued his service with the Air Force Reserve for forty years, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Mr. Cumoletti fought in the Korean War and was a proud United States Veteran. He took great pride in his country, his military service and the symbol of freedom; the Bald Eagle.
His first marriage to Sylvia Gerstenschlager ended in divorce. On February 12, 1972 he married Joan Bauter in Watertown.
As a child, Mr. Cumoletti worked for Spazianis Bakery, a family business. After his enlisted military service he was employed with the New York Telephone Company for three years, was an electrical contractor for thirteen years and was the owner/operator of Dex Electrics until December 15, 2000, when he retired.
Mr. Cumoletti was a forty year member of the American Legion Post #1757. In 1976, he joined the Sackets Harbor Sportsmans Club and during his membership served as an officer. He was a member of the NTTL (National Trap Tier League), shooting for the Sackets Harbor Team for several years. From 1960 – 2000 he was a member and enjoyed Club 15, a family owned hunting camp. For five years he was the assistant scout master for the Boy Scouts Troop #1 at Trinity Church. When he was not busy with work or family he enjoyed spending free time shooting trap, hunting and using his computer. Vince was known to many people, but what he was most known for is his love of his family, He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving besides his wife are four sons and their wives; Mark, Limerick, Martin and Elizabeth, Watertown, Dan and Julie, Dexter, Vincent, Jr. and Delia, Watertown, a daughter and son-in-law; Deborah and Leon Dickinson, Watertown, a step daughter and her husband; Anita and Clif James, Cape Vincent, a step son; Leo Durocher, LaFargeville, a brother and his wife; Frederick and Joan, Cicero, a sister and her husband June and Ralph Marzano, Watertown, fifteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral mass will be held Monday, January 6, 2014 at St. Andrews Church, Sackets Harbor, at 11 am with Reverend Douglas Comstock officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery with military honors. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the Sackets Harbor American Legion after the committal service. Those wishing to honor Vincents memory may do so by a memorial contribution in his name to the Harold W. Townsend, American Legion, Post #1757, Scholarship Fund, 209 Ambrose Street, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 or to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com