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Neil DeVita

Neil "Hawkeye" DeVita

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Obituary

Neil A. “Hawkeye” DeVita, 95, former Phoenix, NY resident,

passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Morningstar

Care Center, Oswego, NY.

Born on June 8, 1923 in Syracuse, NY to his late parents,

Anna (Nappa) and Joseph DeVita.

Neil was a truck driver for Henderson & Johnson Co.,

Syracuse, NY retiring in 1980. Neil was a member of

the Callimicus Lodge # 369 F & M, Phoenix. He was a

member of the Tigris Shrine, a cymbal player, Syracuse.

belonged to Teamsters Local 317, and a union steward,

known as “Sand Man”. Former family partner with Joe’s

Bait Shop, Syracuse.

Predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Shirley E. (Williams)

DeVita in 2013; his daughter Doreen (DeVita) Gardner, his son-in-law Dana P. Gardner, and granddaughter Donya L. Gardner.

Surviving are his son Neil A. DeVita, Jr. (Karen Rupe);

grandchildren Angela DeVita and Nathaniel DeVita; nieces

and nephews Linda & Ed Stoutenger, Nancy & Bill DeLoff,

Larry & Mary Ellen Williams, B. J. Johnson & Linda Elhage,

Judy & Skip Stoutenger; other relatives and friends.

Services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial

will be in Chase Cemetery, State Rt. 48, Phoenix.

Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix has

charge of arrangements.


Contributions in Neil’s memory to: Tigris Shriners,


1121 Milton Ave., Suite 1, Syracuse, NY  13204
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