Obituary of Robert Vitale
Robert Nicholas Vitale, of Pearl River, NY, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 68.
Robert, known to his beloved friends as "Bob" was born on January 10, 1950 in the Bronx, NY to parents Vito and Irene Vitale. On September 22, 1973 he married the love of his life, Roseann. He was a loving father to his son Robert Jr. and his wife Nicole; and to his son Stephen and his wife Meghan. Robert was an especially proud and loving grandfather to his granddaughters Layla, Everly, and Ashley. He is survived by his sister Valerie Vitale; brother Joseph Vitale and wife Carleen and their daughters Danielle and Nicole.
Graduating from the Academy of Aeronautics in 1973 in Queens, NY, he then had a 35-year career as a Senior Electrical Technical and Network Administrator with Con Edison, the New York Power Authority and Entergy. His lifelong love of baseball and the New York Yankees led him to serve his community through the Pearl River Little League, especially the Kayser-Brady Memorial Tournament, which held a special place in his heart. Family and friends may call Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 7 to 9 PM, and Friday, January 19, 2018, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Joseph W. Sorce Funeral Home, Inc.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM in St. Aedan's Church, Pearl River. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Nanuet. JOSEPH W. SORCE F.H., INC. 728 West Nyack Road West Nyack, NY 10994 (845) 358-4433, www.sorcefuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation to United Hospice of Rockland (845) 634-4974 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956.