Of East Boston passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by family at his daughter and son-in-law’s home in Newbury, NH on July 15th, 2022. Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, July 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals Revere. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home on Saturday, July 23rd at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Vinny was born on January 3, 1937 and was a cherished and loved father, father-in-law, grandfather “Beba”, beloved partner, brother, uncle, and friend. He was well known in East Boston, the city where he lived his best life. He especially enjoyed the club, the beach, dancing, karaoke, and Santarpio’s. Vinny retired from the MBTA after a long, successful career, freeing up his golden years to live his life to the fullest. He was happiest when he was with his family and friends, and he will be missed dearly by all who loved and were loved by him.
Vinny is survived by his beloved, Kathy Pacitto. He is the devoted father of Eric Grieco & his wife Kimberly (Vizinho) Grieco and Kristen (Grieco) Schultz & her husband Stephen Schultz. Cherished grandfather of Christopher Grieco & his fiancé Kristin Murphy, Aimee Grieco, Ella Morey, Ryan Grieco, & Tyler Grieco. Dear brother of Ercolino “Eddie” Grieco, Rita Grieco, Natalie Green, Rosemarie Obrien, Lana Foster and the late Anthony J. Grieco, Alexander “Lefty” Grieco, Lucy Rallo & Anna Babcock. Devoted son of the late Ercole and Carmella Grieco. He is also lovingly survived by lots of nieces and nephews & even more great nieces and nephews.