In Remembrance of Vincent A. Mecca, Jr.
Vincent A. Mecca, Jr.Lake Ariel, PA May 18, 1956 ~ November 13, 2012 Date of Service: November 17, 2012
Vincent A. Mecca, Jr., 56, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday in V.N.A. Hospice at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton. His wife is the former Sheila Antidormi. They had celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary on April 1st.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of Vincent A. Sr. and Carm Verrastro Mecca, of Dunmore. He was a member of both St. Thomas More Parish in Lake Ariel and SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore. He had earned a degree in Architectural Drafting from Johnson College and was owner of Vince Mecca’s World of Custom Cabinetry, Inc. in Elmhurst where he was a National Award winner by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Vince was also a member of the Wayne and Lackawanna County Home Builders Association, a member of the National Rifle Association, and a member of the Scranton Chapter of UNICO.
An avid outdoorsman and hunting enthusiast, however it was his family and love of God which meant everything to him and which was truly most important. He had a love of cabinet making which he learned growing up and working side by side with his father Vince who was his mentor and best friend. With his daughter Adriana’s leadership, the family business will continue to thrive into the future.
Also surviving are three daughters, Adriana Mecca, Lake Ariel, Melissa Gregory and her husband Joseph, Dunmore, and Desiree Mecca, Lake Ariel, two sons, Vincent A. Mecca, III and John Mecca, both of Lake Ariel, two sisters, Carolyn Sanders and her husband Michael, and Janet Mecca, all of Dunmore, a granddaughter Brooke Richardson, Lake Ariel, and would have been expecting the birth of his second grandchild that is due to arrive in March. Also surviving are a father and mother in law, John and Connie Antidormi, Lake Ariel, a niece, two nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Angelo and Carmella Mecca and maternal grandparents William and Rose Verrastro, and two uncles, Salvatore and Anthony Mecca.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street in Dunmore. Interment will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow.
Friends may call Friday from 5-8pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen 500 Penn Avenue Scranton, PA 18509.