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Dean Davito

December 31, 1962 — April 5, 2019

Dean Davito

Dean Allan Davito

Age 56 of Coal City passed away Friday evening, April 5, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.

Born December 31, 1962 in Joliet, Illinois, Dean was a son of the late Donald and Alice Jane (McCullister) Davito. He was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School with the class of 1981.  Dean was a member of Local 150 Operating Engineers since 1983; most recently worked with the Meade Pipeline Division as an Oiler, and was also a popular D.J. locally. He belonged to the Coal City Area Club, was a member of the A.F. & A.M. and was proud to have been a Boy Scout until he was sixteen. Dean played baseball and football throughout his school years, and after graduation went to work on the Alaskan pipeline in the western states. Dean is a third generation motorcycle rider, and in his spare time enjoyed boating and camping. Dean will be remembered as a lifelong Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.

Survivors include several aunts and uncles; many cousins, and numerous friends.

Dean was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Jane Davito on Feb. 5, 2000; father, Donald Francis Davito on Nov. 27, 2014, and brother, Donald W. “Buddy” Davito on March 6, 2015.

Per Dean’s request cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial visitation and will be held at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway (one block North of Illinois Route 113) in Coal City on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Robert Noesen from Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Coal City will preside.

Inurnment will follow at Mazon Brookside Cemetery.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Dean’s memory to Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Waterstone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Dean’s memorial page online by logging onto:

Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. (815-634-2125)

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