Charles Dennis Vincent

June 11, 1940July 27, 2013

Charles Dennis Vincent, age 73 of Lockport, died July 27, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Born in Newfane, NY on June 11, 1940, he is the son of the late Clifton and Onalee (Brown) Vincent.

Charlie attended Newfane school system and Barber College in Buffalo, NY. He had worked for Lockport Motors in the 60’s and General Motors (Harrison Division) in Lockport, retiring after 35 years of service to the company.

Throughout his life Charlie was very active in baseball, bingo at the Elk’s, cooking, fishing, hunting, and boy scouts. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He was a member of Hartland United Methodist Church and an honorary member of Clinton Street United Methodist church. Charles was also a member of Miller Hose Fire Company and #41 Elks’ Club of Lockport where he was Elk of the Year.

Surviving is his wife of 34 years, Elaine (Wilson) Vincent of Lockport, daughters: Carol (Charles) Hoy of Newfane, Theresa Fry of Bessemer, Alabama, Sherry Dimsey (Carl) of Lockport, Heather Vincent (David) of Lockport and a son: Captain Clifton John (Judy) Vincent of Hopewell, Virginia. Brother of: James (Loretta) Vincent of Lockport, Leland (late Joanne) Vincent of Rochester, Keirn (Linda) Vincent of Lockport, Fayetta (Richard) Liddell of Newfane and the late: Mavis Winkley. Step father of: Sonja Holtz. Son-in-law of: Janet D. Wilson of Gasport. Charlie is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and many nieces nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held at Hartland United Methodist Church, 8017 Ridge Road, Gasport, NY at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 with the Pastors Cheryl Brown and Mary Martin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elderwood Health Care at Oakwood, 200 Bassett Road, Williamsville, NY 14221 or to the American Heart Association.

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Ivan Brown

December 10, 2013

I will always remember Chucky for the time I fell through the ice on a pond in Newfane & he came in and got me. We nearly froze to death walking home hollering at each other that we refused to die. I was 10 and he was 16. Thanks pal.

August 14, 2013

Carol, Chuck and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Darlene Vincent Liberto

August 1, 2013

Elaine, Charlie will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Blessings, Patti Larkin

August 1, 2013

Sorry for your loss our prayers are with you. Frank Hauke

August 1, 2013

Elaine, sorry for your loss. Charlie is sleeping with the angels now. Pat Meyers

July 31, 2013

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Everett Fitchlee

July 31, 2013

Elaine, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ken and Diane Johnston

cammi tolbert

July 31, 2013

Light burns for you

July 31, 2013

Howard & I send our sincere sympathy to you and your family. He is truly going to be missed. Eileen & Howard Herrington

July 31, 2013

Elaine and Family, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Don and Darlene Pasceri