Valda Lee Vitale, age 88, of Saint Charles, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. She was born in Terre Haute , Indiana on April 16, 1929. Valda was a grocery clerk at Schnucks grocery store for 30 years. She was married to the late Frank Vitale until his death on 07/26/1977. She was a loving nurturing mother who loved caring for her family.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Marion Ione Kearney, brother Drew B. Orrick and sister Mila Jean Robinson.
Valda is survived by her loving children, Sue (Jim) Steward, Kathy Ione Puszkar and her partner Danny L. Flippin, Jodi A (Bob) Hughes, Frankie E. (Denny Banden) Vitale, Frank Vitale and James Vitale; grandchildren,Danielle (Carey) Jones, Tammy (Dave) Perea, Tim (Shannon) Gander, Joe Puszkar, Brian (Rebecca) Puszkar, Jason Paszkar, Bob (Lana) Hughes, Mike (Pam) Hughes, Alicia (Virgil) Melton, Mike (Pam) Banden, Greg (Cathy) Banden, Jaime (Matt) Keeven, Rob Banden, Chris (Julie) Walsh, Monica (Brian) Danchus, Ali (Justine) Micke, Misty Vitale, Taylor Russell and Sydney Russell; 33 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law Joe Puszkar and a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions 837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive St. Peters, MO 63376 from 5:30PM - 9:00PM. Funeral Ceremony will be 10:00 AM Monday, November 6, 2017 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery 5239 West Florissant St. Louis, MO 63115 following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital @ www.stjude.org.
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