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Vincent A. Sapinski

April 15, 1947 February 19, 2021
Vincent  A. Sapinski
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Vincent A. Sapinski, age 73, passed away at his home with his family at his side on Friday, February 19, 2021.

Vincent was born on April 15, 1947 in Herrin, Illinois, a son of Walter and Erma Franceschina Sapinski. He married Paula Finks on December 27, 1974 in Rock Island, IL. They enjoyed 46 years of marriage. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Paula, 3 daughters; Dawn Kocher of Dahinda, IL.; Dana Goodmiller of Bettendorf, IA., Erica (Ryan) Knox of Edwards, IL.; one son Aaron (Chrissy) Sapinski of Edwards, IL. and eight grandchildren, Nicole (Ben) Palmer, Ryan, Katelyn, and Rachel Kocher, Adler, Abbott and Alton Sapinski, Andrew Knox and three great grandchildren, Mabel, Pierce & Jasper Palmer and one brother Eric (Donna) Sapinski of Bonne Terre, MO.

Vince loved spending time with his family, especially seeing his grandchildren on a daily basis. He enjoyed trap shooting and hunting waterfowl. He was a member of the Peoria Skeet & Trap Club, the Amateur Trap Shooting Association, the Elmwood Trap Club and Ducks Unlimited for many years. Vince shared his love of cooking by volunteering his time every year at his local church’s sausage supper and prepared and donated gallons of his famous chili to local fundraisers. He also found so much joy in dressing up as Santa Claus for a variety of nonprofit organizations over the years. Vince was a proud member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 25 in Rock Island, IL.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 26, 2021 at St. Mary’s in Kickapoo. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 prior to mass. Fr. Joseph Dondanville will officiate. A private family internment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria. A luncheon will follow services at the Peoria Firefighter’s Club, 203 N. 4th St., Dunlap, IL 61525.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

26

Feb

9:30 AM 2/26/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 2/26/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

Visitation Prior to Mass

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

26

Feb

10:30 AM 2/26/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Kickapoo

9910 West Knox Street
Edwards, IL 61528

St. Mary Kickapoo
9910 West Knox Street Edwards 61528 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

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