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Polk County
School Board

WINTER HAVEN - Nicholas Chiavuzzi, 80, of Winter Haven, FL passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013 due to conjestive heart failure.
He was born December 5, 1932 in Danbury, CT the son of Nicholas Chiavuzzi and Amelia (Casini) Chiavuzzi. He is a retired US Army veteran having served over 20 years to include three tours in Vietnam. He retired as a Sergeant First Class in 1973. After retirement he joined the Polk County School Board as a JROTC Instructor at Lake Wales High School, retiring in 1996.
Mr. Chiavuzzi is survived by Edith, his loving wife of 58 years, four children: Nicholas, Chris, Mike and Renee, eight grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.
Graveside Services will be Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 11:00am at Florida
National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Condolences may be sent to the family at


Published in Ledger from July 7 to July 8, 2013
Nicholas Chiavuzzi
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
645 West Central Ave | Winter Haven, FL 33880 | (863) 293-2133
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