South Roxana | Sunday, September 4 2022 |
Donald Albert Vitale, 75, passed away at 3::36 pm, Sunday, September 4, 2022, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
Born February 24, 1947, in Litchfield, he was the son of Albert "Bert" and Marie (Degardin) Vutale.
He had been employed in the P400 Unit of the Olin Corporation for 40 years before retiring.
He was an avid coolhunter who served as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer of The National Redbone Coonhound Association throughout his lifetime membership.
On February 22, 1980, in Edwardsville, he married Judith Ann Davis. She died on October 21, 2019.
Surviving is a daughter, Lisa (Chuck) Ross of South Roxana; seven grandchildren;16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Cheryl Saba of Myrtle Beach, SC.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; three daughters, Linda Kay Catterson, Phyllis Shaw, and Penny Sue Gan; and a grandchild.
Visitation will be from 9 am until the time of service at 11 am, Saturday, September 10 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Chaplin Dawn Hewitt will officiate.
Cremation rites will follow the service.