Tom Lovito, age 87, of Crestview, Florida went to be with his Lord on February 20, 2020. He was born in Brooklyn, NY to Irene and John Lovito. Tom served his country in the United States Air Force for over twenty years and was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal. He was the charter Grand Knight of the Crestview area because he founded the local Knights of Columbus chapter. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church since 1977. Mostly, Tom love his family. He considered them his most important achievement in life and valued his time with each of them.
Tom was preceded in death by his baby daughter, Irene Barbara Lovito; parents, John and Irene Lovito; brothers, John Lovito and Joseph Lovito; sister and her husband, Irene and Vincent Marrone; granddaughter, Jennifer Singleton; and sons-in-law, Jack Sinagra and Kevin Vowels.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mildred (Terry) Lovito; sister, Joanne (Dave) Brown; brother, Paul (Maryann) Lovito; Children, Dawn-Marie Vowels, Theresa (Tom) Pileggi, Joanne (Carl) Lovito-Nelson, Madeline (Dave) Sinagra, John (Jean) Lovito, Phyllis (Darrell) Green, Frederick (Brenda) Lovito, and Michele (Luther) Hart; special niece and nephew, Barbara (Danny) Harned and Kelly (Gary) Cocciolillo; 21 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary service at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Interment will be at Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made Sacred Heart Southern Missions in Mississippi. Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com
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