Carl B. Vella, 70, of St. Petersburg, died Friday, September 21, 2018. He was surrounded by immediate family.
Carl was born in Dunedin, FL in 1947. He graduated from Newburyport High School in MA in1965. He then attended St. Petersburg Junior College for 2 years the the University of Denver where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with a minor in Islamic History. The he joined the Army Reserves for 4 years.
During this time he married Joan Sachs in 1971 in Montclair, NJ. After an honorable discharge from the Army he moved to Newbury, MA to Plum Island. Carl was the National Sales Manager for Birtcher, Corp. In 1991 he moved the family to Florida, where he started his own business.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joan, son Marcus Vella of St. Petersburg, daughter Kristin Moss of St. Petersburg, 2 grandchildren Cameron Moss and Garrett Moss both of St. Petersburg and a brother Ronald Vella of Seabrook, NH