Vincent Gerard Snodgrass

29th October 1933 - 7th July 2019
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St. Mary's Basilica
Tyne Street
12 July 2019, 10:30AM

Snodgrass, Vincent Gerard (Vince) Peacefully after a short illness in the presence of family on Sunday, July 7, 2019, in his 86th year. Dearly loved husband of Alice and the late Joan and Doreen. Dearly loved “Vince” of Alice’s children Donna Knight and Jimmy Robertson, Peter and Janet McKnight, Ian McKnight, Trish Henderson, Yvonne and Steven Watt and all their children. Death leaves a heartache, no one can heal. But love leaves a memory no one can steal. R.I.P. The family wish to acknowledge the staff at Vickery Court for their care of Vince over the last 15 months and also the staff at Southland Hospital for their care during the last week. Requiem Mass will be held in St. Mary’s Basilica, Tyne Street on Friday, July 12 at 10.30am followed by interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Rosary will be held at 7.00pm on Thursday at 25 Galway Street where Vince is resting. Online tributes may be made at


sorry to hear of your sad loss..will be thinking of you all,,sorry we are not able to be with you on Friday
Terence, Fay and family, gore
So sorry to hear of your loss.. I remember Uncle Vince with the fondest of memories and love.
Tania Ford, Christchurch
We are sorry we are not able to be there to attend Vince’s funeral. We have wonderful memories of Vince including our family holiday in his bus. Sending sympathy to all his family.
Moire and Roy Vincent, Invercargill
Thinking of you all. Vince was a lovely man and I have great childhood memories of him being very funny and really good with us
Sandra Hintz, Christchurch
Vince was a tremendous man, who always put others ahead of himself. His sense of humour was infectious. I have found memories as a child of riding in his truck and pushing on the dash to help him up the hills. Rest In Peace Vince and thanks for the memories.
Mike O’Brien, Timaru
To Alice
So sorry to hear of Vince’s passing. Sincere sympathy to you and all the family at this sad time. I am in Australia on holiday at the moment but will be thinking of you on Friday. Love Linda Leonard and Family
Linda Leonard, Mataura
Thinking of you all. Vince was my godfather and I have wonderful memories. He was a generous man who always made us laugh. Rest In Peace Vince.
Bronwyn Murray (O’Brien), Sydney
Thinking of you all today. Vince was a wonderful man with a great sense of humour. He will be missed dearly especially by my Gran Alice. RIP Vince xxx
Catherine Low, Melbourne
Dear Alice and Family - AS God has called Vince to Himself, please accept my Sincere Sympathy in the loss of Vince, your cherished and dearly loved husband, and loved member of your family. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you in the pain of your grief. May you find comfort and strength through the love, comfort and support of family and friends. May Vince be at peace now with his Lord. Warmest love and hugs. Margaret Fletcher XX

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Margaret Fletcher, Gold Coast
Dear Alice,
May I take this opportunity to offer you my deepest and prayerful sympathies on the recent death of your dear husband, Vincent. Please be assured of my prayers for him and for you and all the family at this time of sadness and grief.
Bshop Colin Campbell, Mosgiel 9024, Dunedin