February 13, 1929 ~ July 23, 2020

Born in: New York City, NY
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Vincent “Jimmy” Cinquemani, 91, of Plateau Rd., Asheville, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, at his residence.

Born in New York City, he came to Asheville with his family in 1972 after retiring from the U.S. Air Force. He worked at the National Climatic Data Center as a meterologist, retiring in 1991. He was the son of the late Antonio and Giovanna Melluzzo Cinquemani. He is survived by his son, Tony, of the home, his partner, Amanda and their dog, Penelope; granddaughter, Molly Herndon of Raleigh and her children Madeline and Avery. He is preceded in death by his devoted wife, Rose and her dear sister, Josephine. They provided him a total of fifty-five years of happiness. A daughter, Sharon, died all too soon, in 2001. Five brothers and sisters pre-deceased their baby brother, Jimmy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. A private interment will follow at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 102 Andrew Place, Swannanoa, NC, 28778.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.


Funeral Mass: July 30, 2020 10:30 am

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church




Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711


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  1. Tony
    So sorry for the loss of your dad.
    I was your hygienist for many years at Dr Dunn’s office. Fond memories. Prayers you are comforted during this time.

  2. This is a time of grief and sadness, but as I knew Vince he would want everyone to celebrate his life and I choose to by simply remembering all the times we spent talking and enjoying the moments we were around each other and with everyone else to.. Tony is my brother ever since we met as we shared times together with his family and mine. There is nothing that makes a time like this easy, you have my thoughts and prayers brother along with Connie my partner and I am forever hear for you and Amanda if you need us.. Love ya Bro..

  3. I was privileged to work with Vince for several years at NCDC. He was a kind and gentle person who always greeted me with a smile. I will always cherish his memory.


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