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Vincent Anthony Longo
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“I am privileged and blessed to have known Vince and his family over the years. Good memories. My prayers and love go out to Carrie and Deanna. God...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Charlie Sinatra - Riverside, CA

“My first memory of Uncle Vincent was at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles. Grandma & Grandpa Longo, Lucy, Frances, Phyllis, Aida, Mickey, Mary,...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Patty Hansen - Rolling Hills, CA

“I am privileged and blessed to have known Vince and his family over the years. Good memories. My prayers and love go out to Carrie and Deanna.God...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Charlie Sinatra - Riverside, CA

“Vince was such an inspiration. I will always remember him for his constant smile and positive attitude. He truly was a gift from God. I also...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Jett Crouch - Gulf Breeze, FL

“We had the honor to meet Vince through our life long family friends, Costantini family. We will never forget the first time when we visit Vince at...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Argentina Vartolomei - CA

“My sincerest condolences to the entire family and to Janie.It was a delight to have known Vince for many years and have known his kind way of...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Maisa Antonini - Los Angeles, CA

“To know Vince is to love him. He will leave a very large space in the hearts of all knew him, but as with all good men, there are good memories to...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Jack & Joyce George - Atkins, AR

“Uncle Vin loved life and loved his family. He was truly a great man and a great example of what it means to be a faith filled person. Thank you for...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Art Reardon

“A sweet, smart, caring, fun and funny man, what a pleasure to have known him.Heaven is blessed to have him there. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Kennedy - Franklin, WI

“When we were by uncle vinny we were with a saint, a truly holy man . He lit up our lives, brought us joy, and will always remain in our hearts. ...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Dianne and art Reardon - Rodeo, CA

“My Sister Gloria was truly blessed by having Vincent in her life. They were admired by many for their flair for beauty and loving ways. Vince loved...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Ray Del Francia - San Pedro, CA

“Vince will be greatly missed by our family. He always made us feel so welcome and part of the family whenever we were together. He was an...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Tony & Jane DiGIacomo - San Diego, CA

“Our prayers go out to the family of this exceptional man. We will always treasure the years when he was just around the block, ready to share stories...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Russell and Jennifer Trevena - GA

“One of the finest and most generous men that I have ever known. RIP Vince, you are a role model for us all. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff George - San Pedro, CA - Son

“A sweet sweet man is gone but Vince have fun with my mom and dad ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Rita and Lou Leblanc - OR

“Vince was truly one of the greatest men I ever had in my life. Just an awesome soul with great love for God and his fellow man. What a blessing it...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Roger Reinhart - Sherman Oaks, CA

“I hope that Vince is having a great time zooming around Heaven in his Datsun B210 Honey Bee! You will always be remembered by me with a smile.......Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Michelle Lugo - Santa Clarita, CA

Vincent Anthony Longo, 98, born on February 1, 1919 in Los Angeles, California passed away July 30, 2017. He resided in San Pedro, California at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, California. Vince had a servant's heart. He found ways to help others in any and all situations. It seemed he could never do enough to make things easier for his family and friends. He was generous, spirited and loved practical jokes and was a prankster.

He enter d the Army Air Corp on April 6, 1942 at Fort MacArthur, San Pedro, California. He was honorably discharged as a Sergent on November 16, 1945. He served in the Philippines. After the war, his brother offered him a job as ballroom manager of The Figueroa Ballroom. After the ballroom was sold, he eventually became the Credit Union Manager for the Four Star Studios, (Dick Powell, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Charles Boyer - founders). He enjoyed seeing the stars, helping them with their finances and even asked Charles Boyer to say hi to his sister on a phone call. After the fourth sister said hello and giggled that they spoke to the debonair Mr Boyer, he turned to Vince (as he was ready to get off the phone),asking- how many sisters do you have? 8 sisters! That's when Mr Boyer politely excused himself from the office and went on his way.

Vincent married his sweetheart, Gloria Del Francia, whom he met in Hermosa Beach in 1950 and they had two daughters, Deanna and Carrie. They resided in Sherman Oaks until their daughters married. Vincent is survived by his daughter Deanna Piatt, son-in - law John Piatt, granddaughter Monica Soper and her husband Jeff Soper. Their children, Angelique, Jude and Noah. Grandson Anthony Mazzetti, his children Dominic and Emma. Grandson Jimi Mazzetti. Vince's daughter Carrie George, her husband Jeff George, their sons Jason and Kevin George. He also is survived by his nieces Patty Hansen and Dianne Reardon and nephew Tommy Longo. The family's of the nieces and nephews are too numerous to name, but the Longo family continues to thrive in their heritage of strong family ties and success.

After Vincent's wife Gloria passed in 2006, he met a new love in 2008, Janie Costantini. Their times together were rich in conversation - oftentimes lasting into the wee hours of the morning, and filled with laughter. Janie brought a new light into the lives of Vince and all the family that continues to light the way for a life long friendship.