Lena Inez Vitale, nee Finley, 100, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Collinsville, Ill., born on Nov. 28, 1913, in Kennett, Mo., passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Ms. Vitale was an inspector for George J. Mayer & Co. for 19 years. She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill., a member of St. Peter & Paul Altar Society, and attended Holy Family Catholic Church, Granite City, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel F. Vitale, whom she married on Aug. 17, 1947, and who died Dec. 13, 2003; her parents, Allie and Hazel, nee Light, Finley; two brothers, Guy and Marshall "E.J." Finley; and two sisters, Aileen Casey and Burleen Edwards
Surviving are her son, Anthony Samuel Vitale of Granite City, Ill.; and two sisters, Fern Berry of Collinsville, Ill., and Patsy Jo Parker of Collinsville, Ill.
Memorials may be made in form of masses or to the
. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.hakassly.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill., with Father John Beveridge officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
HERBERT A. KASSLY FUNERAL HOME, LTD., Collinsville, Ill.
Herbert A Kassly Funeral Home Ltd
515 Vandalia St Collinsville, IL 62234
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 11, 2014