Vincent Dante Elia
Vincent Dante Elia, 70, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018. Vincent was a native of New Jersey and former resident of Hopewell Junction, NY and moved to Yorktown in 2008. He served in the US Navy and retired from IBM after 31 years of service. After retiring and moving to Yorktown he drove a bus for York County Public School caring for special needs children. He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7469 and the Fr. John P. Washington Assembly 2184 Yorktown, VA . He enjoyed spending time with his family and volunteering in his Church and community.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Lorraine (Stasiewicz) Elia, his daughter, Marie Elia of Buffalo, NY; 2 sons, Vincent E. (Carroll) Elia of Beacon, NY and Paul Elia of Fort Wayne, IN; and a granddaughter, Catherine. He was preceded in death by a brother Dante Elia.
A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 23, 2018 in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church with Fr Mike Joly officiating. Arrangement by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.