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Robert L. DiVittore


Robert L. DiVittore, 81, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at UPMC West Shore Hospital, Mechanicsburg surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on January 21, 1938 in Middletown and was the loving son of the late Fiore and Agnes (Riddle) DiVittore.

Bob was a Middletown Area School District graduate of the Class of 1955. He was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown. Bob is a veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1956 to 1960. Bob retired from CoreStates with over 35 years of service in the banking industry. After retirement, he worked part time for the Pennsylvania State Library in Harrisburg.

He was a part of the Seven Sorrows Athletic Association, Middletown Amateur Baseball Association, Hershey Italian Lodge, American Legion Post 594 and the Middletown Swim Club. He was a Middletown Blue Raider fan and enjoyed going to the Hollywood Casino and watching golf with his wife.

Bob is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean (McGinty); sons, Robert DiVittore and Michael DiVittore (Trisha); daughters, Barbara DiVittore (Dane Stago) and Deborah Huber (Todd); brothers, Anthony and Thomas DiVittore; sister, Phyllis Gravino; and grandchildren, Colleen, Ryan and Tyler DiVittore, Brooke and Leah Huber.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, with Fr. Ted Keating as celebrant. There will be a viewing from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to the American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17036.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc, 260 E. Main St., Middletown with the funeral arrangements.

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