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Matthew Daniel Vinskus

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

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Obituary


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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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
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
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

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

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

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

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