Vincent (Vinny Daze) Civitano Jr.
7 July 1967 Bronx, N.Y. ~ 11 March 1996 Bronx, N.Y.
Today I remember my brother Vincent who passed away at the age of 28. Although I never met him, he passed before I met my birth family, I know him through the pictures and stories shared with me by my family.
I know him through his artistry as a sought after Tattoo Artist.
I know him through his art work.
I know him as a musician and member of the band Demolition Hammer. I can feel his pulse and zest for life through the beat of his drums and through listening to their music on you tube.
I know him by the words and memories shared by his fans.
I know him through the sweetness of these photos.
I know him in the face of my daughter who’s resemblance to her Uncle is striking.
I know him in the mannerism’s and gestures of his brothers, my brothers.
I see him in their eyes reflected back at me.
I know him through his Mom who has anchored us together and accepted me as hers.
I know him through my Uncle who so willingly shares and reflects unconditionally.
Today I whisper ~ I love and miss you ~
May his memory be a blessing and a comfort to all who knew him.