Grace V. Vitulli, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on April 4, 2014. She was 80.
Grace was born on November 20, 1933 in Nardodipace, Cantanzaro, Italy to the late Fortunato and Stella (Lagrotteria) Preiato. She was raised in New Rochelle and attended New Rochelle Schools. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph L. Vitulli, Sr. whom she married on January 23, 1955. He died in 1995. She is survived by her two beloved sons Joseph L. Vitulli, Jr. and his wife Marie, and Louis Vitulli; her 4 grandchildren Joseph III, Timothy, Kathleen and Madeline who all referred to her as “Grandma Precious” and her great grandson Patrick along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Marie Rendina and her brother Larry Preiato. Visiting Sunday 7-9pm and Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday 10:30am at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.