DeAgostino, Vincent, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother died at his home on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 with his family at his side. He was 86 years old. Vincent DeAgostino was born on December 07, 1923 in Saginaw to the late Joseph and Angeline (Iamurri) DeAgostino. He was also predeceased by his stepmother Michelina (Fabiano) DeAgostino. Vincent married Olympia M. Surian on June 14, 1952 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Saginaw; she survives him. Vincent was employed by the City of Saginaw as an Urban Renewal Officer. He graduated from Western Michigan University. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of St. Mary ’s Cathedral and the Sons of Italy. Surviving besides his wife Olympia are his four sons and four daughters: David (Connie) DeAgostino, Martin (Myrna) DeAgostino, Mary Helene (Jim) Garbarino, Ellen (Larry) Slasinski, Stephanie (Brian) Ewing, John (Bonnie) DeAgostino, Andrea (Jim Smith) DeAgostino, and Stephen (Kay) DeAgostino; 17 grandchildren: Michael DeAgostino, David DeAgostino, Roger DeAgostino, Harley DeAgostino and Deryk DeAgostino; Margaret O’Brien, Nichole McLaughlin, James Garbarino and Catherine Garbarino; Nickalaus Ewing and Jakob Ewing; Curtis McNutt, John McNutt, Tom McNutt and Olivia DeAgostino; Andrew Smith and Paul Smith; four great-grand children: John Vincent O’Brien, Kelsey DeAgostino Daniel DeAgostino and Hayden DeAgostino; one sister, Anita (Howard) Ackerman and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one brother, Joseph DeAgostino, and three sisters: Marie DeAgostino, Rita Watkins, and Nicholina Siminski. Vince’s Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 11, 2010 at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, 615 Hoyt Ave., Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Thomas J. McNamara will officiate. Rite of Committal will follow in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery. Military Honors conducted under the auspices of American Legion Post 439. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm. A Vigil Service honoring Vince will be held at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. under the direction of JoAnn Nacarato. Vince will lie in state at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Mass. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Heartland Hospice, St. Mary’s Cathedral, East Side Soup Kitchen or St. Mary’s Cathedral Mental Health Clinic. Please share your thoughts and memories with Vincent’s family at the funeral home, church or through