Vincent Margiotta

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Vincent J. Margiotta, 91, of Belleville, IL, born January 13, 1929, in Bayonne, NJ, died Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Dammert Geriatric Center, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Margiotta was a retired manager at Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory at Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, IL. He was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL and an usher at the church. Vincent was also a member and past president of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Local Chapter1018, and a United States Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Rose, nee Belladonna, Margiotta; and a sister, Josephine.

Surviving are his wife and the love of his life for 69 years, Gertrude, nee Macke, Margiotta, whom he married on November 9, 1950;
three sons, Ronald (Sally) Margiotta of Albany, OR,
Daniel (Lynn) Margiotta of Belleville, IL,
and Michael Margiotta of Alexandria, VA;
three daughters, Donna Margiotta of Swansea, IL,
Janet Lauf of Belleville, IL,
and Cristina Cassady of Edmonds, WA:
a sister, Nancy Kowalski of Clark, NJ;
13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren;
nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, to Notre Dame Academy, to St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, to St. Peter’s Cathedral for an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial with Msgr. John Myler officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.


7 Comments on Vincent Margiotta

Gene Wiggins NARFE Chap. 1019 said : Guest Report Jan 26, 2020 at 3:23 AM

Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and if requested, can report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM 888-767-6738) for you. They can also assist in filling out claim forms for survivor benefits and life insurance You may call either of our Service Officers, Jim Haley at 618 795-5174 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819. If unable to reach either, you may call Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980.

  • Mascoutah
  • IL
Barb Becker-Neff said : Guest Report Jan 23, 2020 at 3:45 AM

Praying for the entire Margiotta family at this time of great loss. May you have comfort and peace at this difficult time.

  • O’Fallon
  • Mo
Steve Becker said : Guest Report Jan 23, 2020 at 1:09 AM

So Sorry to here

  • Joliet
  • Illinois
Ange (Prange) Tindell said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2020 at 7:47 PM

Cris & family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family for peace and comfort. Heaven is rejoicing with your dad!

  • Panama City
  • FL
Larry Gleeson said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2020 at 7:39 AM

Cris, deepest condolences to you and your family. May fond memories comfort you at this time.

  • Santa Barbara
  • CA
Susan (Kowalski) David, Tyler and Scott Curto said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2020 at 1:15 AM

Aunt Gertie, Chrissy, Michael, Janet, Danny, Ronnie, Donna, We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Vinnie’s passing. We are thinking of all of you and pray that your best memories will comfort you . Sending g love and peace. Susan Kowalski Curto and Family

  • New Providence
  • New Jersey
Dan, Jenn, Lars & Rosalie said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2020 at 1:11 AM

Thoughts and prayers to our family throughout this time. We love you all.

  • Califon
  • NJ

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