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Vince Tringali Legendary football coach, teacher, and businessman Vince Tringali died March 31 2010 in Santa Rosa, CA of complications following heart surgery in November. He was 81. A native of San Francisco raised in North Beach, Vince was born August 1, 1928 to Carmelo and Mary Tringali. Vince played on the fabled "glory team" of USF (1951-52). He played nose guard on a defensive line that included the likes of Gino Marchetti, Dick Stanfel, and Bob St. Clair (all went on to become NFL greats). Vince maintained, "The USF experience was the greatest of my life and helped mold me for future accomplishments, shaping the rest of my life and making everything next including the US Army, coaching, teaching, and the business world - easy" Vince is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean Tringali, his sister Carmel Densley, his brother Richard Tringali (Bonnie), and his children: Vince Tringali, Lisa Sousa (Michael). A funeral mass will be held Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 10 am at Saint Ignatius Church, Fulton and Parker Street, San Francisco. Following, there will be a reception and life celebration at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, 2001 37th Avenue, San Francisco The family suggests memorial contributions be made to: Vince Tringali Scholarship, Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, 2001 37th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2010
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