Vincent John Simonelli, 82, of Falmouth died on November 4, 2018 at the Falmouth Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Marguerite C. (Chapman) Simonelli for 59 years. He was born in Malden the son of the late Patrick C. and Jannette (Pasche) Simonelli.
Vincent graduated from Malden Catholic High School where he played football and ran track. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and worked as a stockroom manager for US Airways. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed coaching Pop Warner football and little league baseball. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his 16 children: Vincent Simonelli, Jr. (Theresa) of Derry NH, Denise Sterner (Donald) of E. Falmouth, Debra Simonelli of Saugus, Richard Simonelli (Rosie) of Florida, David Simonelli (Melissa) of Derry NH, James Simonelli of Florida, Theresa Simonelli of Everett, Sean Simonelli (Kristen) of Everett, Charles Simonelli (Seteiva Townsend) of Saugus, Dawn Simonelli (Christian Perez) of Somerville, Mark Simonelli (Christine Parker) of Malden, Tara Simonelli of Falmouth, Seth Simonelli (Leanne) of Falmouth, Erin Simonelli (Justin Lyon) of Falmouth, Megan Eaton (Timothy) of Somerset, and Ariana Simonelli of Falmouth. He also leaves 24 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and his brother Patrick Simonelli. He was predeceased by his brother Edward Simonelli.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Falmouth, MA. A funeral service will be held at 12:30pm on Friday, November 9 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:45pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cape Cod Healthcare Foundation for VNA of Cape Cod, P.O. Box 370, Hyannis, MA 02601 (www.givetocapecodhealth.org).