Pfc Vincent E. Gammone III, 19, of Christiana passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afganistan.
He was born in Mineola, N.Y. and was a 2008 graduate of Eagleville High School. He was an original member of the Eagleville High School marching band, a member of JROTC for 4 years, the Raider Rifle Team, and the Drill/Color Guard. He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. He enlisted in the Marines in September 2008 and was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Pfc Gammone III was preceded in death by his grandfather, Leonard Priest; grandparents, Margaret and Emmanuel Gammone. He is survived by his parents, Vincent and Lorraine Gammone of Christiana; Fiancé, Jessica West of Christiana; grandmother, Eleanor Correa of Christiana; uncles, Gregory Priest; Jeffrey Priest both of New York; and aunt, Rosalind Huster of New York.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday, August 15, 2010 from 2 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Murfreesboro Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be Monday, August 16, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Father Mark Sappenfield officiating. Burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with full Military Honors.
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