IN MEMORIAM: Cement Mason’s 527’s Vincent ‘Vinny’ Drago


Vincent “Vinny” Mariano Drago passed away suddenly on July 16, 2021 at age 22.

Brother Drago was a Cement Masons Local 527 apprentice. He was a 2017 graduate of Bishop DuBourg High School and proudly served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne. He was also a member of the Italia America Bocce Club.

He is survived by his parents, Paul W. Drago and Kimberly A. (nee Webb) Drago; his brother, Joseph “Joey” Drago; and his grandparents, Tommy Drago, Joan Baker and Margie (nee Mehrtens) Webb. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ken Webb.

A funeral service was held July 21 at Immaculate Heart of Mary in St. Louis followed by interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Backstoppers or to a charity of donor’s choice.


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