Joseph Lovetere, 77, of Brockton since 1968, died March 2, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy
during the Korean War
and later became a certified phlebotomist as a second career following 30 years in the womens clothing industry. Joseph was the beloved husband of Rose (English) Lovetere for 55 years; loving father of Joseph Lovetere Jr. and his wife Carol, Christopher Lovetere and his wife Mary-Ann, Sandie Lovetere and her spouse Wendy Archambeault, Michele Peluso and her husband Robert and Gina Fisher and her husband Darren; brother of Francis Lovetere and his wife Joann, Charles Lovetere and his wife Charlene, Thomas Lovetere and his wife Donna and James Lovetere and Nicholas Davino, all of Florida, Anthony Moran of East Boston and his late wife Paula and the late John Lovetere Jr. and his widow Audrey and Angelo Lovetere and his widow Linda; grandfather of 15; and a great-grandfather of three. Following cremation, all are welcome to calling hours Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. with a 2 p.m. memorial service in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, (www.stjude.org
). Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com
or call 508-583-7272.