John Francis DeVito, Sr., age 80. Inveterate resident of Everett. Beloved husband of Dolores Loretta (Libassi) of 59 years. Loving father of Maria Magliochetti and her husband Michael of North Andover, Christine DeMarco and her husband Steven of Everett, Stephanie 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. He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Michael Jr. and 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.
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 7 years in the Army National Guard.
Funeral from Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett on Friday, July 31. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 to 10:30 am. A Prayer Service will immediately follow in Holy Cross Cemetery at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John can be made to the American Cancer Society.
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