Husband and father Mark R. Vincent of Somers, a marketing professional at Northwell Health, died Saturday, Aug. 10, at age 49, of multiple myeloma.
He was born on Sept. 13, 1969, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to Brian and Patricia Vincent.
He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Western New England University and a master’s degree in finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
On Oct. 9, 1993, he married his high school sweetheart, Mary (Munn). In addition to Mary, he is survived by two boys, Sean and Ryan.
Vincent enjoyed coaching the boys' soccer teams over the years and attending their races and games.
In addition to his parents, he also leaves behind his sister Robin and her husband Phil Olson of Webster, Massachusetts; his in-laws William and Margaret Munn of Pittsfield, Massachusetts; several aunts and uncles, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and two nieces and two nephews.
Vincent was passionate about his marketing role at Northwell Health, and truly enjoyed making an impact on patients and the community in which they served, according to the obituary.
He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2017, and he remained dedicated to his work and his will to fight his illness.
He remained a brave and proud man, even throughout his final months, said his obituary.
Many of his colleagues he considered close friends and several of them were involved in his cancer treatments.
The family would like to thank all the wonderful doctors, nurses, and staff for their compassionate care.
Mark was an avid runner and loved fishing with his boys. He was a member of Hudson Harriers Running Club and along with a few friends, they founded the Sarah Bishop Bushwhack 10K Trail Race in North Salem.
The family will receive visitors on Friday, Aug. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cassidy Flynn Funeral Home, 288 East Main St., Mount Kisco.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17 at St. Joseph’s Church, 95 Plum Brook Road, Somers at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mark’s memory to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at https://endurance.themmrf.org/2019NYC/TEAMHOPE and in gratitude to all the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff who cared for him at the Northwell Cancer Institute at North Shore University Hospital, Northern Westchester Hospital, and Phelps Hospital. For information, call 516-321-6320 click here.
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