Anthony V. "Papa" Vitelli
May 02, 1928 - August 29, 2017
My dad was born in Newark NJ. He grew up in the Ironbound section, before moving to the North Ward section of Newark. At 12 years old he was forced to grow up quicker than most when his dad and mother( Louise) divorced . He quit school and went to work to help support his 6 yr old sister (My "Aunt Lou", Lucille Dennis) and 1 yr old brother (My "Uncle Vinnie" ,Vincent Vitelli). Eventually, when his family moved to the North Ward, they landed on Parker Street where he would live across the street from his life partner of 62 years, my mother Celeste. I previousy labled my mom as "Unselfish" and "Big Heart". Dad was that plus "Generosity". While mom was the more gregarious one, . . .