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Obituary for Mitchell Steven Ference

Mitchell Steven Ference, 34, of Vernon, CT, amazing husband to Robyn Ruitto and father to Nathaniel Robert died Saturday, January 16, 2021 unexpectedly at home in his sleep. Born in Rockville, CT, Mitchell graduated from Ellington High School in 2004, and then Porter Chester in 2018. Most recently worked at HARP of Windsor Locks until COVID and his 5 year old kidney transplant failed. He was loved very dearly by all who knew him and had a special bond with Nathaniel. He will be remembered for his caring and warm heart and sense of humor. He leaves behind his mother, Linda Zaccaro, father and stepmother, Steven and Shelley Ference. He also leaves a brother, Steven Pierce (Jessica), two sisters, Amanda Lattimer (Matt) and Sarah Ference (Cierra), In laws, Nick and Stacy Ruitto, Sisters in law, Melissa Kozloski (Justin), Katie (Isaac) , Erica and Tori. He leaves behind his grandparents, Michael and Linda Ference and Joyce Zaccaro. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Robert Zaccaro. His many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family members will miss him dearly. A private gathering will be held for the family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a safer time. Donations may be made in Mitchell’s memory to For online condolences please visit: