Lauren Vitiello-Fazio

Jun 17, 1977 - Apr 27, 2020

Lauren Vitiello-Fazio, 42 of Nutley, passed away Monday April 27, 2020. Born in Glen Ridge, the daughter of Daniel Vitiello Sr., and Nancy Ferraro Mikula, Lauren was a lifelong resident of Nutley. She was a middle school teacher for Belleville Board of Education. Lauren was a member of NJEA (Belleville Education Association), Nutley Educational Foundation and Nutley Thriving Survivors. Lauren was an active and passionate supporter of Nutley Relay for Life. Lauren was also a talented graphic artist and volunteered her time working tirelessly on many artistic projects. One of her favorites was the yearly family photo calendar which she proudly gave out as Christmas gifts. Lauren was also webmaster for the Belleville Education Association.

Lauren was an inspiration to women with breast cancer and never passed up the opportunity to help someone in need of advice or support.

In addition to her parents, Lauren is also survived by her children, Giuliana Michelle Fazio and Michael Daniel Fazio, her grandmother, Dolores Vitiello, her stepparents, Joyce Vitiello and Drew Mikula, brother, Danny Vitiello, Jr. and his wife April Hauer Vitiello, nephew, Logan Vitiello and niece, Elaria Vitiello and companion, Pete Ayala. Lauren is also survived my many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lauren is predeceased by her grandparents James & Helen Ferraro and Joseph (Red) Vitiello of Belleville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Nutley Relay for Life or St. Jude Hospital.

The funeral service and burial at Glendale Cemetery will be held privately. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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