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Sept.5, 1937 — Nov. 22, 2021 (age 84)

YOUNGSTOWN –  Margaret (Sue) Vitale, 84, passed away early Monday (Nov. 22) at Hospice House in Poland.

Sue was born in Omaha, Nebraska on Sept. 5, 1937, a daughter of James Patrick and Margaret Olsen Savage.

Her family moved to the Youngstown community in 1958 from the Chicago area.

Sue was a self-employed home health care aide for many years, but her true passion was her church life. Sue was a member of Touch of Heaven Church in Canfield where she made beautiful large-scale, intricate banners for the church celebrating her Christian faith.

She also choreographed dances for the church's special events.

Sue was a graduate of Lorreto Academy in Chicago and a beloved member of her family and community. 

Sue leaves to cherish her memory siblings James Patrick Savage Jr. of West Virginia, Patrick (Joy) Savage of Youngstown, Michael Savage of Liberty, Judy Savage of Boardman, Mary Catherine Savage of Austintown, Anne (Roger) Nock of Canfield and Madeline Savage of Youngstown; grandchildren James (Courtney) Campana, Melody (Daniel) Lamping and Niki (Joe Ebelender) Campana; great-grandchildren Tristan, Ava, Daniel, Gaetana, Sarafina and Rio; several nieces and nephews including Kristin (Jim), Toni (Kim), Malorie, Daniel, Bridget (Aaron), Rachel (Andew), Roger, Jayne (Otto), Jennifer, Jean (Greg) and Julie (Mark); and several great-nieces including Sydney, Alyssa and Fionna.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ansel Vitale; her daughter, April Vitale, and siblings Jerry Savage, Denny Savage, Thomas Savage, Patricia Jean Liscic, and Jayne Savage.

A memorial service will be Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. in Touch of Heaven Church, 10 Skyline Drive, Canfield where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The McCauley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Thoughts and condolences may be sent to the funeral home website

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