July 19, 1986 ~ June 13, 2020

Born in: Rochester, New York
Resided in: Greece, New York

Suddenly on June 13, 2020 Vinnie lost his battle with cancer.  He leaves behind his parents, Steve and Cheryl Cooper; brothers, Steven (Rhiannon), Peter (Katie); sister, Shelly (Martin) Murray; grandfather, Peter Folino; fiance, Allyson Ashbaugh; aunt and Godmother, Janis Giuliano; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins; many dear friends especially those from Too Many Games.  He will never know how many lives he has touched in this world. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Vinnie was known to his youtube family as 8BitVintendo where he made so many friends and had many followers.

Vinnie’s visitation will be held Thursday, June 18, 2020 5-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece NY.  His graveside prayers will be celebrated Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Please meet at the Dewey Ave. entrance.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit





Visitation: Thursday June 18, 2020 05:00 PM - Thursday June 18, 2020 07:00 PM

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Cemetery: Friday June 19, 2020 10:00 AM

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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  1. I only knew you when we were little when your dad was over with my dad(Mike Natrigo) he would sometimes bring you and your brothers and we would all play.You left this world to soon…you will be missed by many.R.I.P

  2. Im gonna miss you soo much bro, I loved talking to you about dragon ball z, and video games in general! love you mang – Scott

  3. This man, was one of the nicest people you could ever met, he was full of love to everybody he ever met, till we meet again bud.

  4. I hope you meet my husband..He passed on the 12th of june 2020….i just know you two would make great friends…in God speed my friend

  5. To Cheryl and Steve and your beautiful family. My heart is breaking for you. He left a indelible mark, a presence known to many. Wishing you sweet memories that guide you through this pain

  6. You were an amazing guy, and you made one of my best friends so very happy. You were incredibly strong too, and you’ll always be strong. I love you, dude, and I’ll always cherish my memories with you and Ally. <3

    • I Love All of You Coopers! I have known you All for 25 years!! I use to babysit Vin, Shell and Pete. I will always be Here for all of you!! Steve I know how Special Vinnie was to You and You to Him, I Love You Forever and Always!!

  7. I am soo sorry for your loss. He was a great guy and many times his youtube channel lifted my spirits. Thank you for sharing him with the world

  8. It hurts knowing you’re gone…but in my heart I know God gained an angel and as much as I want you back, I know you’re safe up in Heaven. It doesnt seem real… I love you bro. Gonna miss you so so much

  9. Vinnie, we may not have hung out the last few years, but you will be missed and you played a huge role in my life. You were very talented and best of all you never let anything bring you down through all of this. Love you scrap. RIP. We will meet again.

  10. I only knew you for a brief time but your positivity, upbeat attitude and how friendly you were will always stick out in my mind. You were a true inspiration and model for how to be a caring and generous person.

    Going to miss you, buddy!

  11. I wish i had played a few more rounds of fortnite with you brother, it seems just like yesterday we we’re grinding it out at our old stomping grounds aka TIME OUT droping the moves on pump it up and DDR. I miss the bonfires at durand beach with matt Chaney, rudy, andy, andrew hendricks, nick delgado, chris warboyz, trevor n adam manetti i know im forgeting some names. I love you brother thankyou for all the memories, and ill see you on the other side, just do me a favor and keep drew occupied up there and let him know Once a scrother always a scrother we’re all scrothers 4 lyfe. Rip vinny fly high and free

  12. Love and peace to you bro going to miss you so much we had great memories especially in school playing Hakka sack during lunch spoons on the bus and beatboxing during lunch and in the mornings and afternoons of hanging out at parks skate parks good memories you will be miss best loving caring funny amazing person I ever met

  13. Meeting Vinny n Ally 2016 Too Many Games was awesome n then getting to see them again last June. He will be deeply missed 😢❤️

  14. I’m so sadden to hear he has passed away. May he rest in peace. He was so nice to me in middle and high school. He was a kind soul.

  15. You were a man with the talent of all entertainment, the voices that nickelodeon would have paid you to beat this.
    The many comedy bits and YouTube skits, the short films and instrumental clips, you are iconic in my eyes.

    May your soul go and do better things, and help those who mourn get through this tragic state.

    Good night, 8-Bit Vintendo <3

  16. I’ll always remember you as the guy who just knew how to have fun in life no matter what what’s thrown at you Rest In Peace brother

  17. I miss you bro, the days are getting harder knowing that you’re gone. But we’ll all be strong for you like you were for all of us. Rest easy my brotha man, love you.

  18. You were that guy that always had everyone smiling with your antics and hysterical impressions. So much talent and a good heart. The world was robbed in losing a person like you.

  19. I cannot believe you are gone, you are a great friend ever you have been accept me since i’m deaf person and you made great game and i did play with you few times. I cannot believe you are gone! I will never forget you…..

  20. Vinnie was a beautiful soul who left people better than he found them. He will be remembered for bringing endless laughter and love to so many. Vinnie you will forever be in our hearts and never forgotten.

  21. Cheryl & Steve my deep condolences to you and your family. I never meet Vinnie but by reading all the posts here he was a lovely person. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
    Karen & Scott Flanagan

  22. Life can be over so fast we lose so much we grow so much the battle is not always won but the fight is what made him awsome i saw a few videos also of him and his friend 8bit
    rip 🙏 sorry for your loss

  23. Cheryl, Steve, and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Vinnie. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Susan Danehy

  24. I’m sorry to hear about your loss. Vincent was really fun to talk to. My thought are with you and your family.

  25. Vinny I miss ya man. Your in a better place now and not plagued by the cancer. I will say hi to Chris Adam and Scott for ya rest in peace man.

  26. We didn’t know that morning that God was going to call your name..It broke our hearts to lose you.. You did not go alone for part of us went with you the day God called you home…You left us beautiful memories your love is still our guide…and though we can not see you…You are always by our side…Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same…But as God calls us one by one the chain will link again. love you vinnie cooper

  27. Goodbye my son, we’ve laid you to rest. Your soul is free as is your pain. Your smile and laughter filled our hearts and will stay there forever. Until we meet again, I will love you and keep you in my thoughts and heart. We were all blessed to have you in our lives. The hole in our hearts will fill with your memories. I love you to the moon and back sweet baby…..

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