Vincent J. Cosgrove

Vincent J. Cosgrove, a retired equipment installer, died at the Stanley Tippett Hospice House, Needham, Tuesday February 1, 2011. He was 69 years old.

Born and raised in Dorchester, he was a graduate of BC High School. Mr. Cosgrove went to work for New England Telephone and Telegraph as an equipment installer. He served in Vietnam for the United States Army and later returned to the phone company. He retired in 1993 after over 25 years.

A resident of Quincy, he formerly lived in Sharon.

Father of Susan E. Donnellan of Newton, Paul J. Cosgrove of Fitchburg and Andrew R. Cosgrove of Lancaster. Grandfather of four. Brother of Kathleen Wood of Plymouth, Martin Cosgrove of Plymouth, Mary Lane of New Jersey, Francis Cosgrove of Dorchester, Dennis Cosgrove of Sharon, Eileen Keeney of Quincy, Fr. Joseph Cosgrove of Edgewater, MD, Teresa McMorrow of Sharon, Michael Cosgrove of Plymouth and the late Virginia Manoli and Walter Cosgrove.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Brendan Church, 589 Gallivan Boulevard, Dorchester, Friday February 4 at 12 Noon. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 2:30 PM.