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Vincent M. Lauria, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, February 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Ret. Revere Police Patrolman Vincent M. Lauria, Sr., who died on Sunday, February 23rd, at the Katzman Family Center for Living Center in Chelsea, following a long battle with Heart Disease, he was 82 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, February 28th at 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., REVERE at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow immediately at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Vinny was born & raised in East Boston. He was educated in Boston public schools and was an alumnus of East Boston High School, Class of 1955. Vincent was an outstanding athlete and lettered in basketball, football & track. He served his country by enlisting in the U.S Army and was honorably discharged and returned home to East Boston. Vinny worked as a foreman at the Howe & French Chemical Company in the Shipping Department & later AVCO, where he would meet his future wife. On October 4, 1964, he married the love of his life, Mary Lou (Sullivan). The couple later moved to Revere where they began their life and family. Vincent joined the Revere Police Department and proudly had a career with 10 years of service, until he suffered a massive heart attack while on the job. Due to his medical condition, he was forced into an early retirement. He served as the Past Commander at the ITAM Post #17 & was the past President of the Revere High Parents Football Club. Vinny was also known for coaching little league at St. Mary’s in Revere. He was always present for all of son’s games and his grandchildren’s as well. Vincent was a dedicated husband & father, always providing for his family & spending time with them.

He is the devoted husband of 56 years to Mary Lou (Sullivan) Lauria of Revere. Loving father of RPD Patrolman Andrew G. Lauria & Vincent M. Lauria, Jr. & wife Dawn. Cherished grandfather of Vincent M. Lauria, III, Drew H. Lauria, Hailey R. Lauria, Dante G. Lauria &Andrea M. Lauria all of Revere & one great grandson Brayden Oliver. Dear brother of Constance T. “Connie” Malone of Revere & her late husband Ret. Boston Police Det. Robert W. Malone. Beloved uncle of Revere Police. Lt. Thomas J. Malone & Joanne J. Willette & husband Kevin all of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by several grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, February 28th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Juvenile Diabetes, JDRF New England Chapter, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02841.


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  1. John and Linda Galloway
    Feb 27 2020

    Connie and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We send love and prayers for all, Linda and John

  2. Jackie and Joe Bossi
    Feb 24 2020

    To the Lauria family:: OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES,sadden to hear about the passing of Vinnie MAY HE RIPJOE and JACKIE BOSSI

  3. Fred Sannella
    Feb 24 2020

    Connie ,
    Please accept my condolences on the loss of your brother Vincent !
    Extend my condolences to his wife, Mary Lou and to Joanne, and Tom on the loss of their uncle.
    Fred Sannella

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