Vincent Sardone

September 24, 1953 – November 28, 2010

Vince Sardone, Ann Arbor, MI, Age 57, died Sunday, November 28, 2010 with his family by his side. He was born September 24, 1953 in Akron, Ohio, son of Mary Sardone and the late Andy Sardone. Vince was an engineer and businessman, analytical and organized. He was a devoted husband and father, putting family first in all aspects of his life. Vince loved cars, golf, music, movies, and reading for self-education. He had a zest for words and possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of history and science. Always a hard worker with a tenacious will, Vince would find relaxation by sitting outside surrounded by family with a cool breeze and chilled glass of iced tea. He was an independent spirit, never wavering from his core values, and often recognized by his brilliant wit and sage advice. Vince is survived by his wife Paula; his children, Amanda, Andrew and Anthony; Brother, Frank (Susan Fall) Sardone; Sisters, Carmel Sardone, Andrea Sardone and MaryAnn (Chris) Watford; Niece, Ava Camille Watford; Uncle, Bart (Rita) Pignatelli, as well as many cousins, family and friends. A private service will be held, followed by a burial at Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association , 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 or the American Diabetes Association , P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116.