Vincent H. DeCaprio, MD of Elmsford, NY passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday, September 12, 2021 in his 90th year. He was born in Mount Vernon, NY, was raised and lived in Pelham, NY and was very active in the Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Pelham High School, Columbia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and from SUNY Downstate Medical School with a doctor of medicine degree. Upon graduation from medical school, he actively served in US Navy for 3 years, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade and was stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii before returning to the mainland to begin his residency in general surgery at Grasslands Hospital, now the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. He was in private practice in Port Chester, NY and served as Chief of Surgery at United Hospital in Portchester, NY. He was also on staff at St. Agnes Hospital in White Plains, NY, and Dobbs Ferry Hospital in Dobbs Ferry, NY specializing in general surgery with a focus on surgery of the breast and abdomen. He was married to the late Marion J. DeCaprio (Seguso) for 61 years and is survived by their 6 children, John, Mary Ellen, Paul, Peter, Carolyn and Thomas, 2 daughters-in-law, Marie (Conti) and Diane (Graboski) and four grandchildren, Alec, Samuel, Emma and Eliza.
Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM for visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Vincent at The Church of the Transfiguration in Tarrytown on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:30 AM. Interment with his beloved wife Marion will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne.
~ if you plan to attend the funeral mass on Thursday, please arrive to Pleasant Manor by 9:00 AM or at Transfiguration Church at 10:30 AM ~
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