WINTER HAVEN - Mr. Pat R. Cravero, age 92, died of pulmonary fibrosis Sunday (June 9, 2013).
Born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 25, 1920, he came to Lake Wales from Miami in 1983. He was a crane operator for the City of Miami, and served in the Army
Air Corps. He was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Winter Haven, and the Italian American Club. Mr. Cravero loved to read, watch sports especially, and garden. He loved the New York Yankees.
Mr. Cravero was preceded in death by his wife Josephine "Jo" Cravero. He is survived by daughter Patricia Tarquinio (Richard), Winter Haven, FL; grandsons Kevin M. Tarquinio (Nicole), Richard E. Tarquinio (Brenda); 6 great grandchildren.
Memorial Mass is being held Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Winter Haven, FL.