Theodore Vitaro, Jr., 79, of Wooster passed away Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Ohio’s Hospice Lifecare.
Ted was born on March 1, 1943 in Wooster the son of Theodore Sr and Juanita Thompson Vitaro. On September 23, 1972, he married Susan Blanchard Vitaro, celebrated 50 years together. She survives.
He was a graduate from Wooster High School class of 1962. After graduation he served in the U.S. Army for 6 years. Ted had worked at John’s Union 76, Neiss Body, Orrville Products and 25 years at North End Garage until retiring in 2003.
He enjoyed bass fishing for many years at area lakes and was the president of Tri County Bassmasters. Ted also enjoyed camping at Apple Valley.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a brother Jim (Judy) Vitaro; nephew Jimmy Vitaro; niece Cindy McClure; great nieces Hanna and Gabby and great nephew Hunter; in-laws Linda (Charlie) Bratton, Donald (Louise) Blanchard, John (Alice) Blanchard, Sandy (Leonard) Mickley, Marlene (Peter) Yeldell, Ed (Monica) Blanchard and Rose (Pat) Sullivan and their families.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Father Stephen Moran and Rev. Dr. Kevan Franklin officiating. Interment will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Friends will be received by the family Monday, February 6, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice Lifecare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolence maybe left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com