October 6, 1907 ~ October 9, 2011
Monterey, CA - Vita Favaloro, a native of Sfrerracavallo, Italy, passed away peacefully a few days following her 104th birthday. Vita came to Monterey in 1958 with her husband, Giuseppe and her children and later moved to San Jose, where she lived most of her life. In 2002 Vita came to live in Monterey with her son, Anthony "Nino" to spend her time with the youngest of her grandchildren, Ariana and Anthony Favaloro. She was known affectionately to 21 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren as "Nonna Vita". Nonna Vita transitioned to join her predeceased husband, Giuseppe and her sons, Giovonni and Francesco on October 9, 2011.
She is survived by her son, Anthony "Nino" (Marie) Favaloro and her four daughters, Rosalia Enea, Francesca Novelli, Angela Favaloro and Maria Messner.
Private family services were held and burial followed at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, under the auspices of Bayside Community Mortuary.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.baysidecommunitymortuary.com. The family request remembrances be made to the Diocese of Monterey Charity Fund.