Obituary of Vincent Paul Ascrizzi
Vincent Paul Ascrizzi, M.D., 55, of Great Falls, VA, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at home surrounded by his family.
Raised in Saddle River, NJ, Vincent graduated from Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, NJ, and received his A.B. and M.D. from Cornell University. He completed his pediatric residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, and joined Reston Town Center Pediatrics, where he practiced pediatric medicine for 27 years.
He was a leader at HCA Reston Hospital Center as a former Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and former Vice President of Medical Staff. He was also a member of the Clinical Quality Committee of the Pediatric Health Network. His hobbies centered around his love of outdoors, including gardening, bird watching, and hiking. Most important to him was spending time with his girls.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Molly Moran Ascrizzi, and daughters Kitty and Michelle, of Great Falls, VA; his mother Rosemarie (Romagnano) Ascrizzi, sister Karen Morgan, and sister Michelle Coviello and her husband Charles, all of Charlotte, NC. Vincent will also be fondly remembered by four nieces, three nephews, and his extended family and friends. He is predeceased by his father, Joseph Ascrizzi.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts in memory of Vincent Ascrizzi may be directed to support Dr. Nina Wagner-Johnston, M.D., at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Please make checks payable to Johns Hopkins University. Gifts may be mailed with a memo indicating that this gift is in memory of Vincent Ascrizzi to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, 750 East Pratt Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202 or make a gift online. Donations may also be made to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY, 14850. The family wishes to thank all of his caregivers at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center for their kindness and dedication.
Due to present circumstances, there will be no memorial service at this time. A celebration of his life will be scheduled at a future date.