Maria Rosa (Vitti) ReynoldsJuly 5, 1956 ~ November 6, 2017 (age 61)
Maria Rosa Reynolds (Vitti), 61, of Orange, beloved wife of the late Robert Reynolds, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, November 6, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on July 5, 1956 in Settefrati, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Clelia and Giovanni Vitti.
Maria was a top real estate agent for over 30 years in New Haven County, most recently with Coldwell Banker. She will be remembered by her colleagues and clients as both a mentor and dear friend. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and traveling, especially back to her childhood home in Italy.
Most important to her was her family, friends, and especially her three children and grand-dogs. She loved to bring them all together by hosting gatherings at the home that she and her husband built in Orange. It was always filled with love, laughter, and special memories.
Maria is survived by her children, Stephanie (Russell) Roberts, Annaliese (Daniel) Dunn, and Philip (Nicolle) Reynolds; brother, Antonio (Michele) Vitti; brother-in-law, Daniel (Diane) Reynolds; and her nieces and nephews, including Julia and Johnny Vitti, Jennifer Vincent, and Beverly Ciskowski. Maria was predeceased by her daughter, Marisa; and brother, Gaetano Vitti.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Infant Church, Racebrook Rd., Orange (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH). Interment will follow at Orange Center Cemetery, Orange Center Rd., Orange. Friends and family may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the CODY-WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460. Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering at giving.mskcc.org.