John Crovatto, age 86, died peacefully on Monday April 14, 2014. He was born on December 7, 1927 to Maria (Raffin) and Frank Crovatto in Toppo, Italy. In the 1940's his family moved to the United States where John became a citizen.
John served his country with honor during the Korean War in the United States Army. He was married on September 25, 1954 to the late Siria Nannetti. They raised their family in the Bronx and later on moved to Briarcliff Manor.
John was an active member in the Briarcliff Manor American Legion Post 1054, the Ossining American Legion and the Italian - American Club in Thornwood.
John is survived by his two daughters JoAnn (Carl) LaBruzzo and Diane (Rob) Meinel, grandchildren Cari (Cesare) DeRose, Cortnee (Hans) Gentile and Jonathan Meinel and great-granddaughters Sabrina and Gia. Visitation will be at the Waterbury & Kelly funeral home today Wednesday, April 16 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.
A Blessing will be held on Holy Thursday 10:00 AM at St Theresa Church in Briarcliff Manor. Entombment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Legion Post 1054, P.O. Box 239, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. 10510.