Mariano J Vitale | 2017 | Obituary
August 27, 2017
Vitale, Mariano J.
1940 – 2017
It is with great sadness that Mariano J. Vitale of St. Louis, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at the age of 77. Mr. Vitale was born June 18, 1940, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Vince & Lena Vitale. Mariano Vitale is lovingly remembered and survived by his nine brothers and sisters: Don (Linda) Vitale, Patricia (Steve) Letko, Catherine (Dennis) Maxwell, Nick (Joan) Vitale, Theresa (Vince) Monteleone, Lucia (Mike) Green, Mike (Debbie) Vitale, Maria (Marty) Perron, and Rio (Mariann) Vitale. Also, a beloved uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many.
A graduate of St. Louis University, Mariano worked for Boatmen’s Bank and then later for GTE Corp, where he was transferred to Virginia, Georgia, and Florida, with a temporary assignment in South Korea. He retired in Naples, Florida where he loved to walk on the beach, and enjoyed reading; especially books about the US presidents. During his retirement, Mariano volunteered at the local hospital. He moved back to St. Louis In 2012, spending much of his remaining time with his very large Italian family. He was a generous and kind man who was loved and will be missed by all that knew him.
Services: Visitation for Mr. Vitale is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 10:00 am immediately followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am at Saint Alban Roe Catholic Church in Wildwood, Missouri. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery in Wildwood, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MS Society or Autism Speaks.