John Thomas Dalton, age 70, of Homosassa, Fla., died Oct. 31, 2013, at his residence under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. He was born July 11, 1943, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Herbert and Catherine Dalton. John was an automotive mechanic and a U.S. Army
Vietnam veteran. He was Catholic. John enjoyed playing bingo and had a love for life. He moved to Homosassa, Fla., two years ago from North Port, Fla.
John was predeceased by his parents; brothers Philip and Kevin Dalton; son Scott Dalton; and daughter Annemarie. Survivors include son Richard Dalton and daughters Roseanne Carver and Maryann Harrison, all of Homosassa, Fla.; brothers Herbert and Robert Dalton and sister Catherine, all of North Port, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mr. Dalton will take place at Heinz Funeral Home from 3 until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. A military honor service will begin at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Citrus County. Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness, Fla.