Charles E. Vitiritti, Jr.

Oct 19, 1946 - Nov 8, 2019

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CHARLES E. VITIRITTI, JR. Chuck was born on Oct 19, 1946, in Chicago, IL, and died on Nov 8, 2019, at his home in Seattle. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War, and after returning home, he spent the rest of his life involved with Veteran organizations and causes. He was active in the Skyway VFW Post #9430 and the Washington Memorial Veterans Advisory Board. Chuck worked as a factory foreman for Preservative Paint (later Kelly Moore) for over 40 years, retiring in 2009 when they relocated the factory out of state.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Pam, and their daughter Connie, both of Seattle; three siblings, John (Sally) and Ken Vitiritti and Barbara (Bobby) LoPresti, all of the Chicago area; and by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A committal service will be held on Friday, Nov 22, 2019, at 12:00 PM at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SW 240th St., Kent, WA 98042, with a reception to follow at the Skyway VFW Post #9430, 7421 S. 126th St., Seattle, WA 98178.  Memorials to the King County Fire District #20 Volunteer Firefighters Association or Skyway VFW Post’s Relief Fund.

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Jim Raghianti
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Jim Raghianti

I served with chuck aboard the uss enterprise cvan 65. And survived the fire
I also worked with chuck at kelly moore. Chuck I will miss your friendship and stories we shared together. Rest in peace my friend and I know your taken care of all the veterans in heaven. I will miss you pisano. Jim

Mike Neville
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Mike Neville

Dear Pam and family,

I am saddened to hear of Chuck’s passing and offer my condolences and prayers to you all. He was very dedicated to the VFW and other veterans causes and his was greatly appreciated by those who benefited from his efforts. God bless.

James Colello
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James Colello

We served aboard the Big E in R Division, AlwAys sad to lose a shipmates!

Bruce Mooberry
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Bruce Mooberry

I served with Chuck on the USS Enterprise. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

James Finley
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James Finley

Very sorry for the loss of our shipmate. Prayers to the family and friends.
I am a USS Enterprise fire survivor too.

Jim Jeisel
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Jim Jeisel

Very sorry to hear of the passing of another Enterprise fire shipmate. My condolences to his family and may he rest in peace.

Frederick R. Dixon
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Frederick R. Dixon

Rest In Peace shipmate. We both served in Enterprise long ago. I was in the R Division Metal Shop 1967-69.

Don Trembley
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Don Trembley

I was also a shipmate of Charles on the Enterprise, on both the 68 and 69 cruise. It is so sad to see a shipmate pass on, but he will be remembered by all his friends and family.

Virgil Reece
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Virgil Reece

Sorry for your loss, may he Rest In Peace!

USS ENTERPRISE, 1968 & 1969

Jim gindele
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Jim gindele

Please accept my sincere sympathy for the lose of your enterprise sailor. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless.

ronnie george
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ronnie george

Ronnie George

ronnie george
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ronnie george

RIP shipmate

Bob Protomastro
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Bob Protomastro

Sorry for the lose of another Enterprise Shipmate. I served aboard the Enterprise during the Fire cruse. Chuck went on to make a defferance in people lives, that is why his life is fulfilled. Rest in Peace Chuck, we’ve got the watch.

Bill Peters
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Bill Peters

Sgt Bill Peters Marine detachment USS Enterprise. RIP Chuck