Vince was born March 11, 1973 in New Delhi, India to Thomas Joseph and Elizabeth Thekkedom. He was a graduate of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory and attended Clackamas Community College. He worked as the Operations Manager at Thomas Joseph Dry Cleaning from 1986 to 2001 when he moved to Hawaii. In Hawaii Vince began his career in the restaurant industry igniting a passion for all things food and wine. He began as a busser working his way to General Manager. In 2006 he moved back to Portland where he Managed Marina Fish House and Urban Fondue.
In 2009 he met and later married, Maribeth Fossa. Vince celebrated hip hop, running, wine and most recently piano.
Vince is survived by his wife, Maribeth; parents Thomas Joseph and Elizabeth Thekkedom; son, Alex and his mother, JJ Owens; daughter, Corvina; son, Ari; sister, Nisha Hall; brother, Victor; and many extended family.
Due to Covid restrictions a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when regulations allow. To attend the Visitation please RSVP below for one of the available time slots, you must have a reservation to attend as space is limited.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the La Salle Thekkedom Scholarship Fund or Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Portland Council (see additional information below).
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Attendance is limited to a maximum of 25 people. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their place. Face coverings are required.