Michael Harry DeVita

Service: 9 a.m. May 22, at Clark Chapel, James River Church, Ozark. Burial, with military honors, followed at 11 a.m., at Missouri Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Michael’s name to Intrepid USA Hospice, 4305 S. National Ave, Springfield, MO 65810, or online at https://donate.nationalhospicefoundation.org/Intrepid.

Michael Harry DeVita, 80, of Nixa, passed away peacefully at Missouri Veterans Home in Mount Vernon, Friday, May 10, 2019. Michael was born Oct. 8, 1938, and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Michael was the son of the late Harry and Mary (Chiorra) DeVita.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Connie; two sons Michael DeVita and wife Sandra of Mesa, Arizona and Christopher DeVita and wife Jeanne of Tampa, Florida; a daughter Diane and husband Shawn Gorham of Valencia, California; two step-sons, Bryan Engel and wife Juli of Ozark and Jason Engel and wife Tina of Ozark; and 14 grandchildren Michael (Emily), DesireƩ, Heather, Leah, Clayton (Emily), Anne Marie, Peter, Theresa, Jadyn, Jarrett, Tanner, Ryan, Megan and Adam.