Witalis, Kenneth S.
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Age 54, of New Haven, formerly of Stratford, died suddenly on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Yale New Haven Hospital.
Kenny was born in Bridgeport on February 20, 1960 and was the beloved son of Florence (Kochiss) and Rick Witalis of Stratford.
He had formerly been employed at Philips Medical Systems, Pilot Pen and Stop & Shop. Kenny enjoyed playing pool, bowling and swimming. He had a keen interest and knowledge of the Titanic and Bengal Tigers. He loved music, especially polkas. Kenny enjoyed watching Western movies and was an avid wrestling fan. He also enjoyed freshwater fishing and looked forward to Opening Day with his brother, Mike.
Kenny was always happy, very friendly and loved to help others. He was very devoted to his family, especially his mother, and they in turn were devoted to him and his care.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Michael Witalis of Stratford; two nieces, Lindsay and Leslie Witalis; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He had been predeceased by his brother, David.
Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 9:00 am at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford and at 10:00 am at Holy Name of Jesus Church with a Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Rev. Monsignor J. James Cuneo. Entombment will follow at St. Michael Garden Mausoleum. Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 pm. Those who so desire may make contributions in his memory to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org. Please visit www.pisteyfuneralhome.com to leave condolences online.
Pistey Funeral Home Inc
2155 Main St Stratford, CT 06615
Published in Connecticut Post from June 14 to June 15, 2014