Vincentine Harries (1936 - 2014)

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Vincentine P. Harries

May 29, 2014

Vincentine "Vinnie" Harries, 77, of Cape Coral, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral. She was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish of Cape Coral. She was an active member of the Cape Coral Women's Bocce Association and served as past president. Her greatest joy was playing Bocce and serving as a Bocce Coach for the Special Olympics. She enjoyed getting to know each and every player and was so proud of all of them. Vinnie was also a member of the Elks and the Ladies of the Elks, B.P.O.E. Lodge #2596 of Cape Coral and a former member of the Red Hat Society. Vinnie had a heart to serve others; she was a good friend and a loving mother. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harries and leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughter, Theresa Buchanan and her faithful pet, Murphy. Visitation will be 4pm-7pm, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home 1589 Colonial Blvd. Fort Myers. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at St. Katherine Drexel Church 1922 SW 20th Ave. Cape Coral. Entombment will follow in Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A small reception will be held following the ceremony for family and friends. If desired, memorials in her honor are suggested to Special Olympics Florida - Lee County, Lee County Parks & Recreation 3410 Palm Beach Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33916. Online condolences and remembrances may be sent at


Funeral Home
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery
1589 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers , FL 33907
(239) 936-0555
Funeral Home Details
Published in The News-Press on June 1, 2014
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