Mary Diane Vincelette

November 7, 1937

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September 18, 2020

Mary Diane Vincelette

November 7, 1937

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September 18, 2020

Mary Diane Vincelette, 82, of Billings, passed away Friday, Sept, 18, 2020. She was in the comfort of her home and with her family by her side.

The daughter of Walter and Marie Kuzara, Mary was born on Nov. 7, 1937, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She graduated from Billings Central Catholic High School in 1955. After high school, while working in Silver Gate, Mary met her husband, Darold Vincelette. She was married to Darold for 56 years, before his passing in 2013. Together, they built a special cabin just outside of Cooke City, where they spent much of their time with family and friends. Mary worked at Billings West Medical Center as a receptionist for over 20 years. She was an avid bridge player, loved gardening and cooking. But, most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic church and loved her faith.

Mary is survived by her daughter Debbie (Gene) Holman of Billings; four sons, Steven (Mary) of Phoenix, Kevin (Brenda) of Billings, Dan (Debbie) of Marysville, Washington, and Randy (Nicole) of Chandler, Arizona; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Tom of Minneapolis and Tomas of Grass Valley, California, all who brought joy to her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Darold; parents; sister, Dorothy; and sister-in-law, Winnie.

Mary has left her family and friends with many loving memories and she will never be forgotten.

The family will hold a private funeral services at St. Thomas Church. Mary will be buried next to her husband, Darold, at Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

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13 thoughts on “Mary Diane Vincelette”

  1. Denise Wright & Joan Weaver

    Aunt Mary was a very loving person. We have lots of fun memories with her and her family. She will be missed.

  2. Mary was a wonderful mother and Grandmother. I always enjoyed seeing her at Debbie and Gene’s. She will be missed by many!! My sympathies to her family.❤️

  3. We are sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can help with please let us know. Our prayers are with all of you and Mary as well. She is in the light of his face now. Love, Roxanne and Clayton Kuntz 🙏😇

  4. We lived by each other for 10 years and our kids played together. Mary and Darold were great neighbors. So sorry for the loss of Mary. May her family find peace. Rene and Colleen Mora

  5. We have great memories of living by Darold and Mary for ten years. Our kids played together. Our sympathies go out to her family. Gods blessings on you..she will be missed.

  6. Shirley Barello Coy

    We had many great times as kids and rekindled our friendship as adults in Arizona. Many golfing days, dinners together , games and cards. Also many trips on ATV around Cooke City. I’ll miss my fun loving cousin.

  7. Brenda Vincelette

    Mother-In -Law
    The first time I met you
    I was nervous as could be
    Unsure if you would like me
    But you put me right at ease
    You made me feel so welcome
    And I always knew you were sincere
    You encouraged me with your kind words
    You took away my fears.
    You treated me as your own
    In your very special way
    Made me part of your family
    And I treasure that today .
    Thank you for accepting me
    And loving me as you do
    I thank God for your family
    And Blessing me with you .
    Love you Mom !

  8. Elaine, Curt, Kallie and Cydny

    Mary was a part of our family, too. She was always so loving and positive – here is a “cheers” with some whiskey grandma. You have always been very welcomed and loved at the Parsons (which you knew)…we are so happy that you are with Grandpa (and give him a hug from us, too). Kisses, more hugs, God bless and may we meet up in heaven some day.

  9. We enjoyed knowing the Vincelette family when we were neighbors many years ago. I was so sorry to hear about Mary. I have many fond memories of her.

    Joy Lee

  10. It was a pleasure to met Mary at Gene and Debbie’s. Very sweet lady, she reminded me so much of my mother-in-law. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. She will be missed dearly, but remember all of the great memories.

  11. Kevin Iam so sorry for the loss of yor mom, I remember meeting her at Kmart and got on the radio and said yor mom was looking for u. She is a sweetheart! She sure raised a neat son and daughters. God bless each of u.

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