The Trenton Times, September 10, 2007
"Vince" Crivelli, 69, passed away Saturday at Robert Wood Johnson
University Hospital in Hamilton.
Born in North Trenton,
Mr. Crivelli was a lifelong area resident, graduating from Trenton Central
High School. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy, serving active
duty on the aircraft carrier the USS Wasp during the Lebanon Crisis.
At the time of his passing, Vince was retired from employment after serving
20 years with the Tasty Baking Company.
Vince was greatly involved in athletics during his lifetime. He was the
1953 Trenton Babe Ruth League Batting Champion, played starting point
guard for the 1958 USS Wasp Basketball Team that was champion of the Atlantic
Fleet, and was a professional baseball umpire for several years in the
Western Carolina League.
Vince also spoke of many fond memories of playing baseball and basketball
in North Trenton for such teams as Pecci's Buddies and the Trenton Ionians.
As a young man, Vince also enjoyed passing time with his friends and fellow
members of the North Trenton Dorian Club.
After marrying, Vince remained active in umpiring recreational baseball
and softball, and refereeing high school basketball in Mercer and Burlington
counties. He also touched the lives of countless children during his years
as coach and manager of various Hamilton Township Baseball and Soccer
In his later years Vince enjoyed nothing more than watching his grandchildren
and great-nieces and nephews participate in athletics and school activities.
Vince was the son of the late Frank and Teresa Poreca Crivelli. He was
predeceased by three loving brothers, Anthony "Undo" Crivelli,
Frank "Junior" Crivelli, and Lou Crivelli. He is survived by
his wife of 40 years, Joanne Seamone Crivelli; two sons and daughters-in-law,
Frank and Anna Crivelli, and Matt and Amy Crivelli all of Lavallette;
and a daughter, Teresa Crivelli of Hamilton. Vince has five grandchildren,
Giancarlo, Matthew, Francesco, MaryKate and Elisa Crivelli. He was extremely
close with his nieces and nephews. Vince will always be remembered as
a man who loved his family, his friends and life.
The funeral will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini
Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton.
Mass of Catholic
burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church.
Burial will be private.
Calling hours will
be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral
In lieu of flowers,
the Crivelli family requests that memorial contributions be made to the
American Diabetes Association; and/or Our Lady of Sorrows
Church, 3816 E. State St. Ext., Hamilton, NJ 08619.