Vincent M Funaro, aged 87, died on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY. Vincent grew up playing baseball which eventually led him to the Boston Red Sox farm team. While playing ball, Vincent continued on with his education by going to Brooklyn College as a pre-med student. He eventually got a degree from the university of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Dentistry where he practiced medicine and dentistry for over 40 years. Vincent also joined the United States Navy serving his country for 34 years and rising to the rank of commander. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Rhea Funaro, his son Bruce and his two grand children Syndie and Ethan.