The Obit For Vince Liberto

Vincent J. Liberto

Published in the Shreveport Times on 8/27/2008

MOORINGSPORT, LA- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2008, at Rose-Neath Funeral Homes Marshall Street Chapel, Shreveport, LA.

Officiating will be Monsignor J. Carson Lacaze of The Cathedral of St. John Berchmans.

Interment will follow in Forest Park Cemetery West.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Funeral Home.

Vince was born October 18, 1925 in Fort Smith, AR and passed away Monday, August 25, 2008, at the Grace Home. He was of Catholic faith. Vince served in the U.S. Navy in the Asiatic, Pacific and Philippines Liberation receiving a Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal and two Stars. He played Pro Baseball and afterward made his career in construction.

Vince was Construction Superintendent for Homer Byers Construction and Melvin Butler Construction. He retired with a 50-year pin from Carpenter's Local 764.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Bertie W. Liberto; parents, Charles and Angelina Liberto; sister, Minnie Condren; nephew, Wallace Don "Donnie" Price and niece, Glenda Price Mann.

He is survived by his brother, Charles Liberto and sister, Josephine Pinto, both of Fort Smith, AR; sister-in-law, Rita Sue Price and brother-in-law, Glenn Price, both of Shreveport, LA; 16 nieces and nephews and numerous great and great-great-nieces and nephews. He loved his nieces and nephews and enjoyed watching them grow up. Uncle Vince will be missed dearly.

Family requests memorials be made to the Christus Schumpert Grace Home, 1035 Margaret Place, Shreveport, LA 71101. Rose-Neath Funeral Home

Marshall St. Chapel 222-0348