Joseph De Vita, 94

Joseph De Vita, of Greenwich, passed away July 7, 2024, at age 94. He was born in Rose, Italy on April 16, 1930, to Eugenio and Angelina De Vita.

Joseph immigrated to the US in 1955 and began working for DeLuca Construction, where he was a superintendent.

Upon retirement, he returned to work as a Project Manager for Xhema Construction.

Joseph was an avid golfer, often found on Hubbard Heights or The Griff. He, along with his loving wife of 70 years, Rose, enjoyed many beautiful winters in Naples, Florida, along with travel to destinations around the world.

The couple also took to the dance floor and were an amazing team of ballroom dancers. Joseph loved to tend to his garden, most proud of his fig tree, and he would enjoy making his homemade wine and soppresata.

Joseph leaves behind his devoted wife, Rose, his cherished son Carmine De Vita and his wife Barbara, along with dear grandchildren, Michael De Vita (Melissa) and Lisa Salvatore (Michael) and great grandchildren, Isabella, Leonardo, Charlie and Giulia.

To honor Joseph’s life, family and friends will gather on Thursday 4:00-8:00pm at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home, 134 Hamilton Ave in Greenwich. Tel 203-869-5968, where a service will take place Friday morning at 11:00am.

Entombment will follow at Putnam Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Parsonage Cottage & Nathaniel Witherell for their exemplary care.

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