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Vittorio Novielli

April 18, 1936 — October 1, 2022

Mount Pleasant, South

Vittorio Novielli

Vittorio Novielli, 86 of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, passed away peacefully with his family at his side, on Saturday, October 1, 2022.

 

Born on April 18, 1936, in Sannicandro di Bari, Puglia, Italy, he was the son of the late Maria Novielli (Rizzi) and late Micheleangelo Novielli.

 

Vittorio attended university in Italy and emigrated to the United States in 1953, where he settled in New York City, NY.

 

On September 24, 1961, Vittorio married Mary Ippolito, also of Sannicandro di Bari. In 1969, they relocated to East Fishkill, NY, where they raised a family and he enjoyed a career in technology at IBM, retiring after 21 years of service. He was a parishioner of St. Columba Catholic Church in Hopewell Jct., NY for 52 years before relocating to Mount Pleasant, SC, in 2021, where he became a parishioner of St. Benedict Catholic Church.

 

Vittorio was a devout family man who cherished his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was a student of Roman and Italian history, world politics, an opera enthusiast, amateur chef, avid gardener, and enjoyed online communications with family and friends around the world.

 

Vittorio is survived by his wife Mary Novielli, son and daughter-in-law Michael and Linda Novielli, daughter and son-in-law Maryanne and Nicholas Signorelli, grand-children Ava Debs, Ashley Hansen, Antonio Novielli and Nicole Jacobs, and husband Thomas Jacobs, and great-grandchildren Archer Hansen, and Tommy, Austin, and Liam Jacobs.

 

Vittorio is also survived by his brothers Vito Novielli and Nicola Novielli, and pre-deceased by brothers Michele Novielli, Giuseppe Novielli and Constantino Novielli, and sisters Mariania DiCeglie, Rosa Chimenti and Angela Giustino.

 

A short Memorial Visitation will be held at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 10:00 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:00 PM, St. Theresa Catholic Church, 11001 Dorchester Road, Summerville, SC 29485.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM, St. Columba Catholic Church in Hopewell Junction, NY, followed by a burial at St. Denis Cemetery, in Beekman, NY.

 

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at mcalister-smith.com.

 

In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Vittorio can be made to the Roper St. Francis Foundation to support the Mt. Pleasant ICU.

 

Checks can be made out to the “Roper St. Francis Foundation” with “Mt. Pleasant ICU” in the memo line, and mailed to 100 Calhoun Street, Suite 210, Charleston, SC 29401. Gifts can also be made online at RSFHFoundation.org, “donate”, Mt. Pleasant ICU under “direct my gift to” or by calling (843) 720-1205.

 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL AND CREMATION, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464, (843) 884-3833.

 

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Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

10:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation

1520 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Theresa The Little Flower Catholic Church

11001 Dorchester Road, Summerville, SC 29485

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Columbia Catholic Church

835 NY-82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

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Burial

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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