Vincent Joseph Plocido Sr.

January 15, 1927 - May 01, 2021

Visitation: Monday, May 3, 2021, 6-8 pm & Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 2-4, 6-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

Service: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 10 am; St. Ferdinand Church

Vincent Joseph Plocido Sr.

Age 94, of Cranberry Twp., passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Born January 15, 1927, son of the late Menigi, and Rosaria (Gentile) Plocido. Beloved husband of Rose (Gualtieri) Plocido, whom he married on June 24, 1950; loving father of Vincent J. Plocido Jr. (Peggy); dear pap of Sherry (William), Laura (Willard), Vincent M. (Leigh); great-grandfather of Logan, Landon, Amelia, and Margo. Vincent is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, John, Samuel and Nick Plocido; sisters, Carmella, Mary, Rose, and Josephine.

Mr. Plocido was raised on Pittsburgh’s North Side, before moving to Ross Twp., and later in life Cranberry Twp. He selflessly served our country in the Asiatic Pacific Theater during WWII from October 1945, until his honorable discharge in November of 1946.

He worked for the Screw and Bolt Company, Pittsburgh Railways, and the State Correctional Institution, where he retired after 30 years. Vincent was very active in the Greentree American Legion, and was a member of St. Ferdinand Church.

Family and friends are welcome on Monday from 6-8, and Tuesday from 2-4, 6-8 pm at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 am at St. Ferdinand Church. Entombment will follow with Military Honors at North Side Catholic Cemetery.

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  • Barbara Nicotra

    Mrs. Plocido, Vinnie and Peggy,
    I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Plocido’s passing and of your loss. You are a loving family, and I remember Mr. Plocido made the best Lasagna. My girls remember how kind you were at their grade school. Again, we are sorry for your loss.
    Grace and love be with you, always.
    Barb, Angela, Julie

  • Larry & Regina Hrytzik

    Rose, Vin & Peg, we are so sorry for your loss. Vince was a good man who we know is in heaven watching over all of you. Much love.

  • Renata Matsey Seymour

    I am sorry to hear of Uncle Vincent’s passing and for the loss to family! My mother Mary loved him dearly and I can still picture him walking around with his big cigar!
    God bless him and all his family! Sincerely, Rene

  • Tom and Dorothy Collins and Family

    So sorry about Vince we are sad to here. Nice to Rememberthe good times in the old days!

  • Teri Matsey Lindamood

    My husband Mike and I are so sorry to hear of Uncle Vincent’s passing. We will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers as you lay him to rest.

  • Diane Sciulli Plavchak

    So sorry to hear of Uncle Busters passing. Fond memories of him and Aunt Rosie. May he rest in eternal peace.


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