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Vito G. Brugliera

May 22, 1933 - Jan 26, 2013

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Dearest Mary, Jenn, Lisa and Dan,
I was so shocked to hear of Vito's sudden passing. I will always treasure memories of his quick wit and deep intelligence. He will forever be a model for me of life lived fully and happily. May he rest in peace and may his memory be for a blessing. All my love, Amy

Take care, Emilye Crosby

Gale Roberson--my deep sympathy for the loss of someone who I always saw smiling at the 9:30

Mary-- You know my heart goes out to you. I wish I could be with you @ the wake & funeral, but I will be out of town

May you rest in peace, Vito. Let us treasure our memories of Northwestern. My sincere sympathy to Mary and the family.

Dear Mary,
My heart is heavy thinking of you and Vito. My prayer is for love and peace.


Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved Vito. You and your family are in our prayers.

Dear Mary, May our Blessed Lord and His Blessed Mother hold you in their arms as you greive the loss of precious Vito. Living in far off Florida now, I will not be able to hug you myself or pay my respects in person. But Vito will join my short list of very special people I remember at every mass. Richard joins me in sending love and fond remembrances. XOXO

Dear Mary,
I was shocked to learn of Vito's so sudden passing. His energy, openness, and humor will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sylvie Romanowski


Vito's Obituary

Vito Brugliera was born on Sullivan Street in the Little Sicily neighborhood of Chicago on May 22, 1933. He lived in a little enclave of immigrants from Vizzini, in the province of Catania in Sicily. Vito could not speak English when he entered kindergarten, and made sure to tell that fact to...

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