VIGNEVIC DAVID F.|
34, of Toms River, NJ, passed away on November 24, 2012. He was born in Lakewood and lived most of his life in Toms River. He attended Toms River HS North and graduated from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi, with a degree in Professional Golf Course Management in 2001. He received two scholarships; from The Croation Fraternal Union and the Caddy Scholarship from Manasquan Country Club. He worked in the golf industry at Cherry Hills Country Club, CO, and Manasquan Country Club, Eagle Ridge Country Club, and Toms River Country Club in NJ. He later received his teaching degree from Georgian Court University in Lakewood, NJ. He found his calling as a Social Studies teacher and taught at the Central Regional Middle School for the past seven years. There he coached baseball, basketball and cross country. David loved teaching his students and spending time with his family and friends. He was the "favorite uncle" of his nieces and nephews. He had a wonderful personality and was loved by all. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed his pick-up basketball and floor hockey games. He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Toms River. David is survived by his parents, Nicholas and Carol Vignevic of Toms River; his grandmother, Catherine Kolich of Port Vue, PA; one brother, Peter Vignevic and his wife Michelle of San Diego, CA; and one sister, Catherine Goodall and her husband Peter of Toms River; also surviving are his nieces and nephews, Jack, Michael, and Kelly Goodall, and Jake and Kara Vignevic; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was also godfather of Kelly Goodall and Kara Vignevic. Visiting will be Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the ANDERSON & CAMPBELL FUNERAL HOME, 703 Main Street, Toms River, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at St. Joseph Church, Toms River, NJ, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Toms River. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made for a scholarship in David's name to Central Regional Education Association Philanthropic Fund.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 27, 2012