Vito M. Perillo
November 18, 1946 – June 13, 2020
Vito M. Perillo, 73, passed away June 13, 2020. Born in Chicago, Vito met his late wife, Judith (Siemer) Perillo at a St. Joseph College and St. Francis University mixer. Married for 39 years, they raised their family almost solely in Fort Wayne. Vito was a CPA and spent most of his working years at Shambaugh & Son’s Plumbing and Electric and Schmidt Electric. Vito enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family, playing euchre, and watching the Cubs and Bears. Vito attended First Presbyterian Church where he regularly ushered. He also volunteered on election day and for many years donated blood to the American Red Cross. Vito played the accordion and had a lifelong appreciation for music. He was a loyal and supportive husband and parent and could always be counted on, no matter the situation. Surviving are his children, Jill Kinder (Douglas), Adam Perillo (Sonia), Allison Perillo and Darren Perillo; grandchildren, Samson Byus, Jr., Blake Byus, Sophie Perillo and Emily DeLong and step-grandchildren, Nathan Kinder and James (Max) Kinder; brothers, Dennis Perillo and Michael Perillo, Jr. (Karen) and many nieces and nephews. Vito was preceded in death by his wife Judith and parents Michael, Sr. and Doris (Herring) Perillo. Private family services. Memorials may be made to The Embassy Theatre Foundation or Heartland Hospice.
- The Embassy Theatre Foundation
- Heartland Hospice
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Vito M. Perillo
June 17, 2020
Vito was one of the most honorable and honest men I have ever known. His wife, Judy was my best friends for most of my adult life. Our families were very close and we love them like they are our family. You will be missed Vito.
My sincere sympathy to all of his family.
June 16, 2020
I work at Kingston and when I first met Vito he put a smile on my face he was always so sweet to me and I will never forget him fly high buddy