- NAME: Vincent Gigante
- OCCUPATION: Organized Crime Boss
- BIRTH DATE: March 29, 1928
- DEATH DATE: December 19, 2005
- PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York
- PLACE OF DEATH: Springfield, Missouri
- Nickname: The Oddfather
- Nickname: Enigma in the Bathrobe
- Nickname: The Chin
- AKA: Vincent Gigante
- Full Name: Vincent Louis Gigante
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Vincent Gigante was an Italian-American mobster who led the Genovese crime family of New York City from the early 1980s until 2005.
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Unlike the elaborate funerals of other crime bosses, such as John Gotti in 2002, Gigante's passing was honored quietly. His brother, Reverend Louis Gigante, a retired Roman Catholic priest, held a funeral mass for him. The service took place in a church in the same New York City neighborhood that Vincent Gigante spent so many years wandering as a mental patient.
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