Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Vincent P. Casboni, "Vince"

Passed away on January 10, 2020

Vincent P. Casboni, age 76.  Late of St. John, Indiana.  Passed away peacefully with his brother Anthony by his side on January 10, 2020.  Vince was born along with his brother Matthew on the South Side of Chicago.  He was the son of Anthony Sr. and Mary Casboni.  His family was complete when Anthony Jr. was born in 1956.  Both parents and his brother Matthew have preceded him in death.  The family owned and operated the Vincennes Discount Center, a neighborhood department store for over 60 years on the South Side of Chicago.  Along with his brothers Matthew and Anthony they also served on the St. John Volunteer Fire Department.  The brothers had a total of 76 years of service to the Fire Department.  Matthew died in the line of duty in 1998 while fighting an arson house fire in St. John.  When the family business closed Vince and Anthony built affordable homes on the land where the store operated.  He will be missed deeply by his brother Anthony and all his friends that were close to him.  Vince will always be remembered for helping others.  Visitation Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 9:00 am until time of service at 12:00 noon at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John.  Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Crown Point.  For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com

Funeral Service:
Elmwood Funeral Chapel
11300 West 97th Lane
St. John, Indiana 46373
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm

St. Mary Cemetery
Crown Point, Indiana 46307

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 9:00 am until 12:00 pm

"Our most heartfelt sympathy. Our world is better for knowing Vince, a true gentlemen and friend. He will be greatly missed. Anthony hold on to the memories and the stories."
- Mary Therese Robert
January 12, 2020 9:43 pm

"Praying for Vince, his brother and all his friends. πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌ"
- Jean Zak
January 13, 2020 10:51 am

"RIP Vince you were a great guy and Fireman. Cedar Lake Firefighters will miss you"
- Todd Wilkening
January 13, 2020 3:34 pm

"So sorry for your loss he was a wonderful man he loved doing what he loved to do firefighting rest In peace. "
- Shannon Clough
January 13, 2020 5:14 pm

"Heartfelt condolences to Anthony and thoughts and prayers for Vince. I will never forget what great people and friends, Vince, Matthew and Anthony have been over the years. Vince was always willing to help someone as was demonstrated by his many years as a volunteer fireman! Vince will be missed by many! Godspeed my friend !"
- Bob Fleming
January 16, 2020 8:12 am

"Thank you to the three Casboni brothers for their dedicated service to the St. John Fire Department and to the residents of St. John. We extend heartfelt condolences to Vince's brother Tony. Janet and Joe Hero "
- Janet & Joe Hero
January 18, 2020 7:30 pm

Candles Lit
"From your Brothers from the Cedar Lake Fire Dept, RIP Vince you were a great Fireman and person."
- Todd Wilkening
January 13, 2020 3:32 pm