Phyllis Ann (Vitello) Ames, 73, of Homosassa, Fla. formerly of Norwalk, died on September 11, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.
She is survived by her husband William (Bill) whom she married August 17, 1957. Her daughter, Denise (Tim) Stang of Norwalk; sons, Steve (Jodi) Ames of Boiling Springs, SC; Dan (Ann) Ames of Milan and Tony (Becky) Ames of Norwalk.
Her grandchildren: Chris (Dawn) Stang, Tim Stang, Cassie (Andy) Mulinix, Sam and Steve Ames, Joshua and Kennedy Ames, Holly (Joe) Weilnau, Eric (Amanda) Ames; step-grandchildren: Aaron and Seth Maschari, Beth (Bill) O'Cain and Ryan Steinmetz; 17 great-grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; and her loyal dog, Dolce.
Brothers, Keith (Pat) Vitello, Norwalk and Rich (Carol) Vitello, West Salem; step siblings, Chuck (Nancy) Stallkamp, Nancy (John) Alt, Jo (Bob) Dendinger, Ruth (Mel) Mason and Margie (Clayton) Wright.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy (Wise) Vitello Stallkamp (2011) and Frank Vitello (1951), stepfather, Edward Stallkamp (1996); brothers, Thomas and Bruce Vitello; and two great grandsons.
No services will be held as her family chooses to celebrate her life through the love and laughter of the family she's created. Cremation performed by Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, Fla.