Mary Myers Vitale passed away on January 15, 2014, at the age of 83. She is survived by her husband of 59 and three-quarter years, Jim Vitale (retired Detective Sgt. Richmond, Va).
She was predeceased by her sister, Olive Wolters; and her children, Carol and Michael Vitale.
She is survived by her siblings, Fran Schmetzer, Bill Myers (Mary Ellen) and Jane Kee (Carlyle). Her surviving children are Charles Vitale (Maury), Denise Vitale (Henry), Annette Shuff (Tom), Cecelia Peay (Tony) and Tony Vitale (Kellie). Mary was also blessed with 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many other families, who she adopted as her own.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 19, at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville, Va. 23111. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 20, 2014 at The Catholic Church of the Redeemer, 8275 Meadowbridge Rd., Mechanicsville, Va. 23116. Reception to follow. Interment private. Mary was an active member at the Church of the Redeemer and sang in the choir for 38 years.
She was a graduate of William & Mary. She coordinated the MRMC Ministry Volunteers since its inception.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Church of the Redeemer.