Michael Vitella, 47, of Orlando, Florida formerly of the Trenton area passed away at his residence in Florida Friday, February 15, 2013. Born in Trenton on September 10, 1965, Michael was always a happy-go-lucky guy with a great sense of humor. He was an avid poker player and Dallas Cowboys fan. He adored his daughter and nieces and nephews very much. He loved his service dog Kaylee and appreciated the generosity and kindness of the Canine Assistance of Alpharetta, GA.
Michael was predeceased by his father, the late Frank (Chickie) Vitella, and his brother Ernest Valenza. Left to cherish his fun loving memory are his loving mother; Jean Loffredo Vitella; of Hamilton, his beautiful daughter; Samantha Vitella; of Trenton, caring sisters; Lisa Vitella; of Morrisville PA, Virginia Vitella; of Philadelphia PA, Maryann Valenza Pullen (Wayne); of Bordentown, and Joanne Vitella Palmucci (Russell); of Hamilton, caring brothers; Richard Vitella (Rhonda Bramlett); of Burlington, Thomas Vitella (Helene); of Trenton, Jimmy Vitella (Dawn); of Hamilton, and Frankie Vitella (Danielle); of Hamilton. He is also survived by thirteen nieces and nephews; two great-nephews; and one great niece as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday (Feb. 23) at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady Of The Angels Parish -St. Joachim Church,20-50 Butler Street Trenton NJ 08611. Visiting hours for family and friends will be held Saturday morning at the church from 8:45-9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, The family respectfully requests to please send memorial contributions in Michael's honor to the Canine Assistance in Alpharetta, GA, 310 Francis Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004. Local arrangements have been entrusted by the Vitella family to the care and coordination of David. C. Chiacchio and staff.