DeNittis , Richard J. passed away on Sept. 6, 2014 after a brief illness. Richard is the son of Leonard A. DeNittis and the late Carol Lauria DeNittis. He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth Whalen, his brother Lenny (Lucy) DeNittis and sisters Christine (Gene) DeNittis Ambrogio, and Mary DeNittis. He was the loving uncle to Matthew and Amy Campanaro, Paul Ambrogio, Carolyn Ambrogio Parson, and Kathryn Ambrogio, Christopher, Michelle, and David DeNittis and Michael James Whalen, and 14 grandnieces and nephews. Also surviving Richard is his extended family, sister-in-law Martha Campanaro (Donald), sister-in-law Rosemary Whalen, and brother-in-law James Whalen (Thorne), and cousins Rachel Lauria and Karyne Lauria Corum. Mass of Christian BurialTuesday 10:45 at St. Margaret of Cortona Church. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.