Arthur Vitagliano

May 31, 1932 - March 21, 2011
Arthur Vitagliano

Arthur Vitagliano

Arthur Vitagliano of Leland, NC, died Monday, March 21, 2011, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC.

He was born in Patterson, NJ, on May 31, 1932, the son of the late Arthur and Carmela (Ferraro) Vitagliano and was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Surviving besides his wife Danute are: three daughters, Carmela Laciura of Hawthorne, NJ, Renee Gage and husband Doug of Farris, TX, and Vikki Ruffolo and husband Michael of Bourbonnais, IL, two sons, Richard Vitagliano of Hawthorne, NJ, Merlin Osgood of Leland, NC. eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

A service of Village Road Funeral and Cremation Service, Leland, NC.


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  • March 23, 2011
    Ashley Osgood says:
    My darling grandfather. I love you so much and will miss you everyday. You were and will always be such a big influence on me and my life. I thank you for all the wisdom and love you passed on to me and everyone else. You are forever in my heart. You have always been there for me and I know you will continue looking down on me from heaven. I promise to always make you proud. Love forever, your grand daughter.

  • March 30, 2011
    Kelly Smith says:
    Vikki and Family, Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Your step-father sounds like an amazing man and he will be missed by many. Keep his memories close and always cherish them. God's Blessings Bryan, Kelly, Emily, Abigail, Annabelle and JB Smith

  • March 30, 2011
    Julie Ebersole says:
    Vikki My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Julie