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It is with profound sadness that we share with you that John Vittori, long-time resident of Richmond and co-founder, with his sister, Wendy, of Hilltop Orchards and Garden Gables Inn, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2023, at his home in New Bedford. 

John’s smile was infectious, and his positive energy brought his warmth and caring nature to all around him. John loved every aspect of food and hospitality and also the adventure of raising his family, being an entrepreneur and growing his family business in the beautiful Berkshires.  As anyone who encountered John well knows, there wasn’t a detail that John didn’t attend to, while at the same time he was always present in the moment to welcome and spend time with everyone.  


As we go forward at Hilltop Orchards and Garden Gables Inn, we are inspired to make every experience – for our customers, our teams, and our community - a realization of the passion and vision that John brought to his life, his work and everything he touched. John, we will more than miss you, God bless you.  


A Service of Remembrance will be held in New Bedford on August 26, 2023.  Read more about John Vittori – John E, Vittori Obituary and Remembrance Service Information

Garden Gables Inn  |  135 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240  |  |  413-637-0193

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