Vincent P. Zagami, age 80

of Quincy

Vincent P. Zagami, age 80

Vincent P. Zagami, age 80, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Colony Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Abington.

Vincent was born in Quincy, where he was raised and educated. He was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1959.

He was employed as a pipe coverer and was a proud member of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 6 for fifty-five years.

Vin was a veteran, serving four years in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman, aboard the destroyer, U.S.S. Lowry DD770.

He was a member of the South Shore YMCA in Quincy where he enjoyed walking, swimming and his many friendships. He was also a New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan.

Beloved son of the late Joseph W. and Violet (Sebastini) Zagami.

Devoted brother of Joseph L. Zagami and his wife Judith of Quincy.

Dear uncle of Diane Rubin of Canton and the late Deborah Condon-Davis and her surviving husband William Davis of Quincy.

Great uncle of Jamie Rubin of Holbrook, Danielle Rubin of Canton, Kristen Condon and Cory Condon both of Quincy.

Vin is also survived by many cousins and friends.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Monday, October 4, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Tuesday, October 5, at 10 a.m. Interment, with military honors, to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Vincent’s memory may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.


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  • Joe, Judi, Diane and family, I am so sorry for your loss of Vinny. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Barbara (McCollum) Sharma

  • Joe, Judy and sincere condolences. Miss seeing you and hope you are well


  • With deepest sympathy to Vinny s passing, Always a smile for me and always asked How is Ruthie
    my wife as they grew up in that shoreside road area, A lot of good memories with Vinny down in his cellar with a host of hough s neckers, He was well liked by many and we loved his stories and his
    great sense of dry humor. just looking at a picture of him his dad and Stan Johnson on the stairs to the beach, we have lost another legend and friend ,so many this year, To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die ,R.I.P brother.
    Don and Ruth Gamble and family.

  • My cousin Vinnie. How you would make my sisters and I laugh. You were one of a kind. Always happy memories of you. Many prayers and love to you and your wonderful family

  • I worked with Vinnie many times over the years, lots of memories, lots of laughts. A fun guy to be around, and he has a heart of gold. I will miss him
    Tom Whalen
    Local 6 Boston

  • Always a pleasure to work with Vinnie. I have many fond memories of jobs with him. He was a treasure in local 6 and made the work day go by quick.

  • Vinny was a great neighbor and friend. My wife, daughters and myself will all miss him dearly.

  • Joe and Judi
    Sorry to hear about Vinny he always had a smile on his face and was fun to be around. I always saw him jogging on State Street. He will be missed. Love from your Adam Shore friend Vicki

  • Joe, Judy, Diane and family, so sorry to hear of Vinnie’s passing. As youngsters growing up, it was always a treat to visit Uncle Joe and Aunt Vi and play on the beach at Hough’s Neck. We could always count on Vinnie’s laughter in telling his funny experiences of life. We will miss him.
    Lee and Kathy Heiler and family

  • Dear Judi and Joe,
    We have been traveling on the west coast since September 12 so we did not hear the news of Vinnie’s passing until today. We are very sorry to know Vinny is gone from the Zagami homestead where we knew Vinnie since we were little kids (not to mention ‘Auntie Vi and Uncle Joe’ neighborhood icons). He was a very cheery soul to meet up with each day at the Y or riding his bike by our house or jogging up the Dike. He worked hard to keep healthy despite his asbestos exposures and managed to do very well for a long time. He really got a kick out of seeing me at the health center and would point to me and say “see that girl, she’s my doctor (nurse practitioner)” and laugh. It really cracked him up that the little kid down the street could help him out with his healthcare! We will really miss his merry greetings along the trail of Shoreside road.