O. B. Davis Funeral Homes

2326 Middle Country Road, Centereach, NY


Vincent LaForte

November 16, 1933July 6, 2020

Vincent LaForte, age 86, of Lake Grove, New York passed away on July 6, 2020. Vincent was born November 16, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Philip and Lena LaForte.

Beloved husband of Connie LaForte (née Cassano) for 64 years. Loving father of Patti Bradford and her husband Bobby, JoAnn Reed and Diana Teich and her husband Frank. Devoted grandfather of Robert Bradford, Tia Bradford, James Reed, Frankie Teich and his wife Lauren, Vinny Teich and Ashley Teich. Proud great grandfather of Mia LaForte Teich, Tristan Teich and Noah Teich. Caring brother of Henry LaForte.

A visitation for Vincent will be held Sunday, July 12, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at O.B. Davis Funeral Homes, 2326 Middle Country Road, Centereach, NY 11720. Interment Monday, July 13, 2020 at Calverton National Cemetery, 210 Princeton Boulevard, Calverton, NY 11933. Interment is private and for immediate family only.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.obdaviscentereach.com for the LaForte family.


  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 12, 2020

  • Interment

    Monday, July 13, 2020


Vincent LaForte

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Kurt and Gerda Bittmann

July 11, 2020

Our deepest sympathies to you, dear Connie and your family. Please know that your friends love you and are here for you. We will fondly remember Vinnie as a longtime wonderful and caring neighbor. He will be missed by so many. Kurt and Gerda

Claire Retundi

July 11, 2020

I didn’t know him that well, but I do remember one conversation we had about how he made his lasagne with 13 layers and I was so impressed by that! He always had the biggest smile, he was a special man. He will be missed.

Craig Teich

July 11, 2020

So sad to hear of Mr. Laforte's passing. What a nice geniune man he was with his infectious smile and laugh. Had many fond memories of laughing and joking with him at barbeques. He was a family man who loved his wife, his three beautiful daughters, his grand children, family, friends and people around him. He will truly be missed. My condolences go out to Mrs. Laforte and his three daughters, Patty, Joann and Diana and the rest of his family as well. God bless him,. Craig, Theresa and Joseph

Susan Wells

July 9, 2020

Vinnie you're already missed so very much by all of your extended "family" of friends. Your smile and laugh were both contagious and we'll cherish the memories of the many happy times we were so happy and lucky to have shared with you, Connie and your beautiful family.
Our sincere condolences to all of the LaForte family during this difficult and sad time.
RIP Vinnie.
Love, Sue, Allan and Joyce

Art Reyling

July 8, 2020

Brother Knight of Columbus, Vinnie was a great friend of all the brothers at St Gerard Majella Council #7006. He was always smiling and quick to lend a hand. He was a wonderful part of our council and will be sorely missed by all the K of C brothers.

Jeffrey Camarda

July 8, 2020

Dear Vinnie, thank you for being a part of my life. I will always remember your soft spoken manner and your infectious smile. Prayers and thoughts for your wife Connie and your daughters Patti, Joann and Diana. RIP

Josephine Castronuovo

July 7, 2020

Our deepest sympathy.. Sending our love & Blessings to Connie & Family.. Always in our hearts.
Josephine Castronuovo & Carmine Laterra..

Jessica Indemaio

July 7, 2020

If only we could all sit around a table and play LCR just one more time after a fresh plate of Grandpa’s lasagna on a Christmas evening. What a beautiful, generous, loving soul he was. It’s not every day that you meet someone who lights up the room the way Grandpa did. His spirit was contagious. It was impossible not to smile whenever you were with him. I am so blessed to have known and loved him. I’m honored Mia Rae will carry the La Forte name in his remembrance forever. He will forever be in our hearts. Until we meet again.