June 29, 2022

Death Announced of Judith Vitali of Old Lyme, Beloved Elementary School Teacher in Old Lyme for Over 30 Years, 1995 Teacher of the Year; Celebration of Life Service June 26

OLD LYME — On Friday morning, May 13, 2022, Judith Vitali, loving wife, and mother of three children passed away at age 81. Judith was born Dec. 25, 1940, to Harold Sylvester Chick and Margaret Leahy Chick …

For over 30 years, Judith taught at Mile Creek School and Center School in Old Lyme. She received the Teacher of the Year Award in 1995, and was beloved by generations of inspired students. On May 22,1962, she married Rino Vitali, of Guilford …

Judith is survived by her husband Rino; her three sons, Sean, Kevin and Keith; two daughters-in-law, Denise Mock and Alexis Lury Vitali; two sisters, Janice Modon and Margaret Hotchkiss; four grandchildren: Ethan, Luke, Rowan and Shane; several nieces and nephews, including Elizabeth Comstock …

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the memorial garden of St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Old Lyme. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Judith’s memory to the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library in Old Lyme.

Visit this link to read the full obituary published by The Day on May 26, 2022.