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Ferrisburgh - Joseph Anthony Provetto, aged 92, died at his home in Ferrisburgh, VT on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Born November 9, 1925 in Bronx, NY to Sebastiano and Maria (Alberti) Provetto. While attending La Salle Academy in New York City, he was drafted into the US Navy in 1944. He served during World War II in the Pacific as a Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class. Upon discharge from the Navy, he worked as a US Postal worker. On June 15, 1947 he married Rosemarie Tardibono. He became a small business owner of several Sunoco service stations. In 1973, he created Pro Auto Parts in New Rochelle, NY as the first Car Quest dealer. He grew the business to three stores in Westchester County. He remained a Bronx resident until 1979 when he moved to Thornwood, NY after raising a family. He retired in 1990 and moved to Vermont in 1996. After retiring, he was a volunteer for the American Red Cross. He was an active member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Charlotte, VT. He's a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a current member of St. Peter's Parish in Vergennes. Joseph is survived by six children and their spouses, Patricia Pollock & Alan of Chappaqua, NY, Joseph Provetto, Jr. & Pamela of New York, NY, Rosemarie Provetto of Ferrisburgh, VT, Salvatore "Sonny" Provetto of Winooski, VT, Giles Provetto & Tina of Mound, MN and Joann Aponte & Carlos of Nesconset, NY; seven grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Rosemarie in 2016, a brother Sebastian "Chic" Provetto, and a sister Rosalie Rinaldi. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10:30 am in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Vergennes, VT. Burial will be at a later date in New York. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, April 17, from 4pm to 7pm in the Ready Funeral & Cremation Service South Chapel 261 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, VT. Those who wish may make contributions in his memory to St. Peter's Church, PO Box 324, Vergennes, VT 05491.

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