Obituaries 08-05-2020

John DeVito Sr.

Highly Gifted Cabinet Maker and an Immensely Loved Man

John F. DeVito, Sr., 80, an inveterate resident of Everett, has died.

John, a highly gifted cabinet maker and an immensely loved man, will be greatly missed by his extended family as well as innumerable friends. He was a hard-working and energetic man who took great pride in his work, his family and his Italian heritage. He proudly served his country for seven years in the Army National Guard.

He was the beloved husband of Dolores Loretta (Libassi) for 59 years, loving father of Maria Magliochetti and her husband, Michael, of North Andover, Christine DeMarco and her husband, Steven, and Stephanie, all of Everett and John Francis DeVito, Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, of Burlington. The fifteenth of sixteen children, he is survived by eight brothers and sisters. Eight grandchildren: Michael Jr. and his fiancée, Kristina and Michaela Magliochetti, Kristin, Steven Jr., and Sofia DeMarco, John Francis III, Julia and Natalie DeVito. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John can be made to the American Cancer Society. For additional information, visit:

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