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Funeral Services For the Late ‘Vinnie’ Spescia Take Place Tuesday Morning

Canton native was veteran, volunteer, business man and one of a kind.

A funeral service for the late town businessman, veteran, volunteer and outdoors lover Vincent A. Spescia is set to take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning at Vincent Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow. 

Spescia, often known as "Vinnie," "Ace" or "Colonel," died last Thursday, according to his obituary

Spescia, a U.S. Army veteran, was a member of the Collinsville Volunteer Ambulance, founder of the Farmington River Waterski Club and long-time owner of the Ralph Dowd Insurance Agency. 

A member of the Army's Explosives Ordinance Division, he was known to love the Fourth of July as well as racing, motorcycles and boats, according to his obituary. 

"He was an icon of the town for many years," said fellow Canton native Julius Fialkiewicz. "He helped keep it interesting. Vinnie was a good friend." 

For more on Spescia or to leave a memory, visit his online book of memories


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