BATAVIA — C. Dorothy Vitulli, 91, of Batavia passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family under the care of HomeCare & Hospice.

Dorothy was born Oct. 26, 1928 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Silvio Vitulli and Virginia Pillo Vitulli.

A lifelong resident of Batavia, Dorothy resided at her family home her entire life in Batavia. Dorothy retired from National Fuel after 30 years of service and enjoyed traveling and the company of family and friends. Her family would like to especially thank our loving neighbors, LuLu Buckley and Bobby Jurewicz for all their help with the Vitulli family through the years. You were a Godsend to us and we appreciate your help. .

She leaves behind her sisters; Amelia DiFilippo and Joanne Sheelar, along with many nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her loving sister, Lucy Vitulli Palatiere in 2018.

Per Dorothy’s request, there will be no public visitation or funeral mass. She will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021 or to Notre Dame High School, 73 Union Street, Batavia, New York 14020. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.

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