Vincent T. Fortino

October 13, 1964August 8, 2018

Vincent T. Fortino Born October 13, 1964 in Lansing, Michigan passed away August 8, 2018 at the age of 53, after a long illness. Vincent was the son of Alfred and Margaret (Maher) Fortino. Vincent was preceded in death by his parents, Al and Margaret; sisters, Janice Fortino and Patricia (Fortino) Royston. Surviving are sisters, Mary Jo (Rick) Johnson, Teresa Fortino, Diane Fortino; brothers, Tony (Marianne) Fortino and Michael Fortino; nieces and nephew, Erin (Brad) Wood, Kellie Pittman, Joseph Fortino, Olivia Fortino, and Katherine Fortino. Everyone who knew “Vince” loved him, he had a likeable personality and a great smile. He had a love of sports his whole life, especially wrestling. He began competing in sports early in his life and concluded with his annual participation in the Para-Olympics. The family would like to thank the staff at Peckham, his home care workers and Hospice House of Mid Michigan for all the care and help. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:00 am at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid Michigan, 1210 W. Saginaw Lansing, Michigan 48915. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Hospice House of Mid Michigan


  • Visitation Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 11, 2018

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Doug Schobert

August 11, 2018

.Maryjo. I am so sorry for your family's and your loss. Vince was a great person and I loved serving him. It was my honor and privilege to have known him these years. With deepest sympathy's Doug Schobert

Joe and Cyndi Fortino

August 11, 2018

Vince was my cousin and I have fond memories playing softball with Vince and his brothers and sisters ... one Fortino family against the other … fun times for sure. Rest in peace Vince. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Fortino families. Joe (and Cyndi) Fortino

Mitch Maher

August 10, 2018

Prayers are headed your way, you could not have said it better , every memory I have of Vince he always had a smile on his face and a positive attitude. Stay strong and love you all!!

Mitch and Cindy Maher