A Mass of Christian Burial is today at 10 a.m. at Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Kossuth Vincent Sr., 65, who died Wednesday at his residence.

Reve. John Deleeuw, retired, will celebrate Mass and conduct services.

Burial is in Broussard Cemetery, Milton

Mr. Vincent was a native of Maurice, and the son of the late Adrian Vincent and the former Anita Baudoin. Before his retirement in 1986, he worked for 17 years as painter for Frank Matthews Painting Contractor. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Navy board the USS Yorktown.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Ellis (Margaret) Cantor, Metairie, Mrs. Allan (Vickie) Letterman, Violet, Mrs. Brenda Beadle of Lafayette, and Mrs. Vincent (Mona) Ducote, Chalemette; four sons, Robert McKinney, New Orleans, Kossuth Vincent Jr., Harahan, Alfred Vincent, River Ridge, and Vince Vincent, New Orleans; two sisters, Mrs Edith Mallet, New Iberia, and Mrs. Editha Verret, Broussard; 26 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Rachael Anne McKinney, and a daughter, Mona Lisa Vincent.


Pallbearers are Alfred, Kossuth, and Vince Vincent, Robert McKinney, Ellis Cantor and Allan Letterman.

An American Legion ritual is today at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Visitation opens at 8 a.m.

Delhomme Funeral Home of Lafayette is handling arrangements.