Vincent C. Avellino
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RANSHAW - Vincent C. Avellino, 83, of 421 Webster St., passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.

He was born June 19, 1937, the son of Carmen and Elizabeth (Betty) Avellino, of Kulpmont.

Vince married the former Debra Wetzel, who survives. He was also previously married to the late Rose (McKenzie) Avellino, of Kulpmont.

In his younger days, he was part owner of V&P Hoagie Shop, Shamokin.

He also served four years in the Navy and was stationed in Hawaii.

He worked in several factories and worked for PennDOT until his retirement.

Back in the day, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and going crabbing. He also loved gardening and even had a few acres on a farm. Vince liked going mushroom and huckleberry picking and was a great baker, with his specialties being coconut cream pie, nut rolls and Italian cookies. He was also a great wine maker.

Vince's other love was playing cards with his parents and siblings.

As he got older, he loved yard sales and antiques and was a great finder of depression glass and loved collecting coins, long car rides and milkshakes.

He is survived by his siblings, Dennis Avellino Sr. and his wife, Priscilla, of Strong; Kathleen Zamboni and her husband, Clay, of Aristes; and Maureen Avellino, of Harrisburg; six children, Theresa Feudale, of Kulpmont, Bernadette Pilkus and her significant other, Bob Marks, of Harrisburg, Felicia Smith and her significant other, Jim Stankinas, of Kulpmont, Bridget Daubert, of Kulpmont, Vincent Avellino Jr., of Ranshaw, and Rebecca Hauer and her husband, Chad, of Shamokin; nine grandchildren, Joseph Feudale III, Michael Feudale, Amanda O'Larry and her husband, Chris, Sarah Smith and her wife, Ang, Joshua Daubert, Matthew Daubert, Jaime Stankinas, Haighleigh Hauer and Amelia Hauer; and three great-grandchildren, Persi Pilkus, Teagan Feudale and Piper O'Larry; in addition to many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding Vince in death, in addition to his parents, were a sister, Elizabeth "Angel" Orluskie, of Ranshaw; a grandmother, Sophie Olshefski; a grandson, Kenneth Pilkus Jr.; a granddaughter, Ava Hauer; sons-in-law Joseph Feudale Jr. and Timothy Smith; a nephew, Larry Orluski; brother-in-law Nev Lindemuth; and an uncle, Joseph Avellino.

Vince believed in praying the Holy Rosary. He will be missed and loved always.


AVELLINO - Vincent C. Avellino, 83, of Ranshaw. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 14, at The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 46 N. Second St., Shamokin.

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Published in The News Item from Nov. 5 to Nov. 12, 2020.
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November 6, 2020
To Theresa, Bernie, Felicia, and Bridget, I am so sorry for your loss, and may prayers be with you through this difficult time. May Vince rest in peace! Hugs to you all!
Love your friend,
Mary Ann Pasterski
Mary Ann Pasterski
November 5, 2020
My sincere condolences go out to the Avellino family,Vincent will be sadly missed but,will be in our hearts forever.
May God Bless You All.
Josette Mull
November 5, 2020
Daddy you will beinmy heart forever i love and miss you
November 5, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Beth Burlile
November 5, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always Gorge.
Brenda Duran
November 5, 2020
Sleep with the angels, Vince. I have wonderful memories of you when I was growing up with Theresa, Bernie, Felicia and Bridget...thank you for my memories. Rest In Peace, Sir
Sue Cessna
November 5, 2020
Love to those who are sadden by Uncle Vince’s passing. Prayers to his children and family.
November 5, 2020
Daddy, I will love you and miss you always.
Felicia Smith
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