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Vincent M. Papa

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Vincent M. Papa

AGE: 59 • Wilmington

Vincent Mark Papa, 59, of Wilmington passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

Vincent was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Caroline (Vai) and Vincent "Jimmy" Papa. Vince was well known in the roofing/construction industry and owner of Papa Construction Inc. Among the many joys in his life were playing bocce, Pinochle and golf. He loved making people laugh. He was a kind and generous man always thinking of others and making sure that everyone was taken care of. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends. His Perdomo cigar and Suduko books were always in reach of his hot tub and pool. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and especially his new granddaughter.

Vincent will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 37 years, Linda (Lysinger) Papa; his son Marcus and his wife Brittany Papa of Newark; his granddaughter Serafina. He is also survived by his brother Peter and his wife Christine Papa of Wilmington; his sister Sandra and her husband Patrick Donahue of Texas; his brothers-in-law Kevin Lysinger of Wilmington and Dan and his wife Lorea Lysinger of Newark; his sister-in-law Sue and her husband Brad Gilbert of Texas; his nieces and nephews Danielle and Josh Lysinger, Dianna and Sean Donahue, Jessica and Amy Gilbert, Alex and Sydney Lysinger as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends and family are invited to visit at Saint Elizabeth Church, Cedar and Clayton Streets, Wilmington on Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 4:00-7:00PM A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Elizabeth Church on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 10:00AM. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the charity of your choosing.

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Published in The News Journal from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2017
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