Salvatore Joseph Garitta, Sr., 80, of Lake Lure, NC passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at his residence. He was born in New Haven, CT to the late Joseph Garitta and Margaret Acabbo Garitta both of whom were from Italy. Salvatore was a US Navy
veteran having served in the Korean War
. He worked as a technician for Pratt and Whitney and was a volunteer firefighter
in Durham, CT for 40 years.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 58 years Simonne Vanetta Cantin Garitta of Lake Lure, NC , son, Salvatore Joseph Garitta, Jr. and wife Donna Jean Gardner Garitta, of Lake Lure, NC; daughter, Renee Margaret Miles and husband Mark, Sr., of Mt. Holly, NC; brothers, Joseph Garitta and wife Sandra of Ocala, Fl, Michael Garitta and wife Jackie of Brasstown, NC; grandchildren, Shannon Shaw, Richard Shaw, Michelle Tischofer, Keven Tischofer, Mark Miles, Jr., and Brandon Salvatore Miles; great grandchildren, Tori Tischofer, Kalina Tischofer, Kamryn Tischofer, and Kayden Tischofer.
A memorial service will be held at 4PM on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 381 Otter Creek Road, Union Mills, NC 28167 with Rev. Terrell Dillingham officiating. Online Condolences: www.crowemortuary.com