79, Northeast Kansas City, Mo., passed away Friday, February 8, 2008, at his home. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 11 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 5106 St. John Ave., Kansas City, MO 64123; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at Passantino Bros. Funeral Home, 2117 Independence Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64124, where the rosary will be said at 4 p.m. Vito was born August 11, 1928 in Kansas City. He owned LaBruzzo's Bar & Restaurant at 18th and Grand for 21 years along with many other businesses including Kelly's Bakery and Excellent Foods. He was a founding member of the American Sons of Columbus, and was a member of Pipefitters Local 27. He enjoyed golfing and gambling. Vito was preceded in death by his wife, Carol "Rookie" LaBruzzo; his parents, Vito and Rose (Stasi) LaBruzzo; and brother, Joe LaBruzzo. Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Rosemary and Matthew Pisciotta, Carol L. LaBruzzo, Vicki A. LaBruzzo, Christy and Joe Maenza; grandchildren, Vito A. and Joanna Pisciotta, Rosemary and Sophia Maenza; sisters, Ange Ingolia, Louise Mary "Weezie" Spalitto; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Toni LaBruzzo, Grace Calcara, Clarine and Gus Spallo; very special friend and companion, Sally Kabrick; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family offers a special thank you to Northcare Cardiac Hospice for the care shown to Vito. Pallbearers: Jimmy Salerno, Jim Zimmerman, Kenny Cusick, Andy Colletti, Joe Spallo, Rob Dry. Honorary Pallbearers: Robert Ciarelli, Sal Belfonte, Frank Sbisa, Joe Stasi, and Tom Nigro. We love you and will miss you. Arr.: Passantino Bros. Funeral Home Vito was in the mortuary fund.