Ronald “Ron” Peter Vitali, 76, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 46 years to the late Doris Marie Radziewicz Vitali.  Ron was born in New Haven on October 18, 1942 and was the son of the late Peter and Yolanda Fronzi Vitali.  He had worked at International Silver Company, Sealy Mattress Company and later as an engineer for the former Marlin Firearms Company for many years until his retirement. Ron was a board member of Hamden Fathers Baseball and was President of Hamden Youth Hockey.  He was an avid golfer, New York Yankees and Giants fan.  Ron’s greatest joy was spending time with his family whom he loved unconditionally and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.  Father of Lesley (David) Montano, Peter Vitali and Richard (Tanya) Vitali.  Grandfather of Michael and Mark Montano, Ella, Willem, Noah, Aidan and Dylann Vitali. Ron also leaves behind his best friend, his labradoodle Munson.

Family and friends are invited to attend a service at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Saturday morning at 11:00 with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. The visiting hours will be from 9 until time of service.  Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Haven High School Football, c/o Steven Blumenthal, Athletic Director, 221 Elm Street, North Haven, CT 06473.