Vincent Alexander Finnigan passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006.
He is survived by his five children, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Finnigan was a former President of the Professional Photographers Society of Greater Washington D.C., a member of the Professional Photographers of America (achieving the Photographic Craftsman Award), a member of the White House News Photographers Association (where he founded the White House News Photographers Association High School Photography seminar which is an on-going annual event), and a member of the National Press Photographers Association. He was a free-lance photographer for over 50 years in the Washington, D.C. area, covering a wide range of assignments, from portraits and weddings, to political events and international news stories (as a photo correspondent for the Keystone Press based in Europe).
Mr. Finnigan’s photographic assignments took him around the globe to Asia, Australia, South America, Europe, and all over North America.
The memorial service for Mr. Finnigan will be held Wednesday, October 11, 2006. at 11 AM in the Chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1301 Center Road, Venice, Florida 34292. A reception to follow the service will be at the home of his daughter. A local service in DC is planned at the Monocle on Capitol Hill on November 3, 2006.