IERACE, Vincent
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Mr. Vincent “Vinny” Ierace, 85, of Marietta, GA passed away June 29, 2014. He was born in Italy to the late Clemetina and Domenico Ierace on November 6, 1928. Vinny immigrated with his family to New York, NY when he was 7 years old. After graduating from high school, Vinny honorably served in the United States army during the Korean War. He then graduated from the John Jay Police Academy and proudly served as a New York City Police Officer for 27 years. After retirement, Vinny went back to school at St. Thomas Aquinas College, where he earned his Bachelors of Arts in Education. He then worked for 10 years as a chemist with Lehn and Fink. Vinny was a loyal Yankees fan, coached little league for 20 years and loved gardening and landscaping. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him. Vinny was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Donny Murdaugh. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 64 years, Dolores Ierace, children, Carolann Murdaugh, Vincent Ierace, II (Katharine), Robert Ierace (Carol), Marianne Mayberry (James) and Joseph Ierace, 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. The funeral mass will be Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 2:00pm at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2350 Augusta Hwy, Lexington, SC 29072. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Vinny to either the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org, 4124 Clemson Blvd, Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621 or The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, www.National mssociety.com, 1117 Perimeter Center W, Atlanta, GA 30338. Online condolences may be expressed at :

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