August 13, 2001
50th wedding anniversary
Dick and Irene Vitulli will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Bothell. The couple was married at St. Alphonses Church in Ballard Aug. 25, 1951.
Irene, the daughter of Salvatore and Gasperina DiMaio, was raised in Ballard. Dick, the son of Tony and Emma Vitulli, was raised on a farm in the Woodinville valley.
Dick retired in 1994 from the Shoreline School District where he was the executive director for business. The couple have lived in Kenmore for 44 years where they raised their three children, Darrel (Gail) Vitulli of Kenmore, Kevin (Jayne) Vitulli of Bothell, and Darcy (Kirk) Muzzy of Lake Forest Park.
Those helping Dick and Irene celebrate their anniversary will be their mothers Gasperina DiMaio, 92, and Emma Vitulli, 91, and three grandchildren Anthony, Nicholas and Kelley.