Matthew Daniel Vinskus

June 1, 1970 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 50)

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Matthew Vinskus, 50 years old, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 27, 2021 in Nesconset NY from congestive heart failure. Matthew grew up learning his father’s trade and craftsmanship as a master carpenter.  He established himself as a successful Construction Project Manager. He loved the outdoors and nature, enjoying time fishing, hunting, kayaking and quadding.

Though generally very quiet, he was compassionate and had a great sense of humor. He often helped family and friends with projects around their homes, always available to lend a hand. Once disabled Matthew still found ways to help and spent some time volunteering at the Smithtown Food Pantry.

He is survived by his wife, Heather; mother, Josephine Staff and her husband, Ken; his brother, John and his wife, Lori; his sister, Lisa Knapp and her husband, Robert; and his youngest sister, Ann Marie Eterno, and her husband, Paul. He was also a loving uncle to his nephews and nieces: PJ, Josh, Melissa, Emily, Olivia, Emma, Claire, and Garrett. 

He was preceded in death by his father and mentor, John Vinskus.

He will be deeply missed by his family. 
John 11:25-26. 

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June 2, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St James Funeral Home, Inc
829 Middle Country Rd
St James, NY 11780

Funeral Mass
June 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Resurrection Byzantine Church
Edgewater Ave.
Smithtown, NY 11787

Interment following funeral service
June 2, 2021

St. James Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery
490 N Country Rd
St. James, NY 11780

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