Vero Beach, FL- Vincent "Vince" C. Liuzzi passed away suddenly on February 17, 2019 in Vero Beach, Florida. He was born in Albany, N.Y. on August 17, 1930, the son of Leonard and Carmalena Liuzzi. He was predeceased by his children Leonard, Richard, Debra and grandchildren Rocky and Cara.
Upon graduation from Cathedral Academy, Class of "48, Vince joined the military, serving during the Korean conflict as an aircraft technician for 5 years. After discharge, he was employed at the Watervleit Arsenal working in various teaching and administrative positions, retiring as an Management Analyst after 38 years Federal service. He also was the Founder and President of the Arsenals' Federal Credit Union. After retiring from the Arsenal he continued his education earning his Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and taught as an adjunct professor at Hudson Valley Community College and LaSalle Institute in Troy, N.Y. Vince was active in the U.S. and N.Y. Judo Associations. He was an avid and formidable 4th degree Black Belt holder and enjoyed teaching the younger set. He was very active in many other organizations, always giving of himself to others.
Vince is survived by his loving and cherished wife Bobbie, his step children Todd Shea, Scott Shea and Darlene Shea, 8 grandchildren, 12 great -grandchildren and a brother, Leonard.
Vince's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday February 22, 2019 at 10:00 am in St. Ambrose Church, 347 Old Loudon Road, Latham.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Thursday February 21, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, Ltd., 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham.
Interment will be in Memory Garden's, Colonie.
Donations in memory of Vince, may be made to:St John of the Cross Church 7550 26th St
Vero Beach, Florida, 32966
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