Vanya Citrano, 15


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VanyaBeachVanya Citrano, 15, died on September 1, 2016.

A celebration of his life will be held in the Church of the Holy Spirit, 36 Gould Street, Verona on Monday, September 5 at 11 a.m. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Born in Russia, Vanya moved to Verona when he was four.

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Vanya loved mountain biking, was an avid fencer at Cobra and Lilov, and was to start with ‘V’ Fencing Club. He was due to begin Verona High School this week.

Vanya was predeceased by his grandfather, Richard Citrano.

He is survived by his mother, Virginia Citrano, his brother, Patrick, his grandmother, Catherine and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Peter Westbrook Foundation would be appreciated.

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  1. Dear Virginia and family,

    So heart breaking to hear of the loss of your son. I will be at Prout and the service to give you a card and show my support…

    Godspeed, Your friend, Rich Carson

  2. Dear Virginia,
    We send our deepest sympathy to you, Patrick and
    your entire family. We are very saddened to hear of Vanya’s death. Please know if you ever want to talk or if you need help with anything, please call us.

    With love,
    Helen & Ham Carson

  3. Dear Virginia,

    We are so sorry for your loss. I can’t find a word to express our shock and sorrow.
    My kids, my husband and my self all new Vanya!
    Fun, loving kid. Our sincere condolences to you and your whole family!

    With love!
    Linda & Astrit Selimi


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