Anna Vitulano

Obituary of Anna Vitulano

Anna Silvestro Vitulano, passed peacefully at Bridgeport Hospital Hospice with her family by her side on Monday, July 30, 2007. She was born on August 12, 1917, lived her whole life in Bridgeport, CT and she was very proud of her city. Her parents Frank and Pauline Silvestro were born in Sicily and then immigrated to Bridgeport in 1908.

A devout Roman Catholic, Anna worshipped at Holy Rosary Church, Our Lady of Assumption and Egan Chapel at Fairfield University. She was married to Anthony Vitulano in 1939 and they had three children, Pauline, Phyllis and Larry. She attended Harding High School and was a proud member of the National Honor Society. Although she spent most of her years raising her family, she was employed at D. M. Reads Department Store credit department for 11 years. Her hobbies were entertaining and cooking for her family and friends. In her later years, she enjoyed music, crafts and painting.

She is predeceased by her husband Tony, her sister Josephine Petitti and her brothers, Sam Silvestro and Dr. Ben Silvestro.

She will be remembered forever as a graceful, selfless and generous spirit by her loving family which includes a daughter Pauline Vitulano of New York City, a daughter Phyllis Bruno and her husband Charles of Stratford and her son Lawrence Vitulano and his wife Donna of Fairfield. Her grandchildren are Robin Weissauer and her husband Bill, Craig Bruno and his wife Eileen, Kevin Vitulano, Gina, Michael and Robert Vitulano and six great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. 

Friends are invited to meet directly in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield, on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment will follow in the Garden Mausoleum of St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Anna Silvestro Vitulano Fairfield Prep Scholarship Fund at Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT 06824.

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