Vincent L. Minotti

     Vincent Louis Minotti passed away peacefully on November 14, 2021 at his home in Orleans, Massachusetts. He was surrounded by his loving family.  Vincent was born September 28, 1940 in Bedford Hills, NY.  He attended St. Mary’s High School in Katonah, NY and later attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts majoring in Physical Education. He earned his Graduate Degree at Teachers College Columbia University in NY, NY.  He followed his passion and became a dynamic physical education teacher and coach.  He taught in the Bedford Central School District from 1963-1996.  He was well loved by his colleagues and students.  He always treated people with respect and dignity. His quiet manor and wry sense of humor left an impact on all those whom had the privilege of knowing him.  He mastered team work and fair competition in his classroom and on the teams he coached.

     He survived by his loving wife of forty-one years Anne (Wight) Minotti and the children from their blended family: Denise (Minotti) Kness (Matt), Vincent J. Minotti (Lorraine), Robin (Bush) Thayer (Todd) David Bush (Janine) and his eight wonderful grandchildren, whom he adored. Brenden Thayer, Matthew Kness, Alaina Bush, Emily Kness, Caroline Thayer, Derek Bush, Katherine Minotti, James Minotti.   He also leaves behind his twin brothers George Minotti, Louis Minotti (Patricia) and his cousin Anita Mele along with niece Cheryl Minotti and nephew Michael Minotti (Melissa). 

     A private graveside ceremony was held at St. Francis Cemetery. The family would like to thank his home care aides and the staff and doctors at Dana Faber Cancer Center and the Cape Cod Hospital Cancer Center.  For those inclined to make a donation in his honor please consider The Dana Faber Cancer Center or Springfield College Athletic Department.

     A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.