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Vincent "Jim" Legregni, 96, of Kingston, NY, co-founder with his late wife of Terri's Deli, a Kingston institution for over 50 years died peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. He was born on March 18, 1923 in Jersey City, NJ, to the late Calogero and Josephine (Romano) Legregni. Jim was a decorated veteran of WWII serving in North Africa and Italy. He was married to the late Teresa Legregni who passed away in 2011.

Jim is survived by his daughter, Teresa Legregni and her husband Dan of Boulder, CO, his son, Karl Legregni and his wife Debra Becker of West Hurley, NY, as well as his loving grandsons; Jack Vincent Curtis and James Legregni Curtis.

Private arrangements entrusted to A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave, Kingston, NY 12401. A tribute for Vincent can be found at, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.


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C Christi Baker on Jun 24, 2019

So sorry to hear of Jim's passing, he will be missed by many. My prayers to friends and family. Jim was my very first boss, at age 13 I began to cashier at Terri's, the Wall St Deli. I credit his mentorship and work ethic for enabling me to reach my goals, where I am today. Jim I salute you, thank you for all you did for me, a true inspiration. Rest in Peace my friend.

D Diana P. on Jun 19, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. May God's promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your heart and give you peace, strength and hope in the days ahead

M Mary Carey on Jun 15, 2019

CandleKarl, Theresa and Families...
On behalf of my family, we were very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We all have fond and fun memories of Jim, "Big Theresa" and both of you from working in the stores. Jim was a character and Terri's Markets were part of the fabric of Kingston. Hope you find comfort in knowing he was a well respected man and lived a full life. While he will be missed. he must be happy to be back with your mom after all these years. He'll probably be looking to open a store in the afterlife! LOL Love and Condolences - The Loughrans - Pete, Mary, Loretta, Ev and Elaine



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