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Rev. Mariano Vita dies at 94

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Rev. Mariano L. Vita, age 94, died on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in Michigan City, Indiana.

A retired Chicago Archdiocesan priest, Rev. Vita was a long-time resident of Porter, Ind.

He was born May 17, 1917, in Chicago, Ill., to Lorenzo and Catherine Vita, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his sister Catherine Vita, of Illinois, and many nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his sisters Genevieve Blake and Mary Vita, and brothers Joseph and Anthony Vita.

Memorial donations to the Priestsí Retirement and Mutual Aid Association, 4951 Harrison, St., Hillside, Ill., 60161 would be appreciated.

Services were held on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.



Posted 12/16/2011