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JOSEPH W. FOTI

November 23, 1913 - September 1, 2014

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Obituaries » JOSEPH W. FOTI

FOTI, JOSEPH W., 100, of Barre Town, passed away on September 1. Mr. Foti was born on Nov. 23, 1913, to Giuseppe and Gaetana (Paparo) Foti, in Rutland. He attended Rutland High School. He later read law in the office of Robert H. Ryan in Montpelier and was admitted to the Vermont bar in 1941. He practiced law in Montpelier and owned and operated several businesses in the area. He also dealt in real estate. He was a vice president and director of the First National Bank of Montpelier and was active in many civic organizations. He had been a member of the Montpelier BPOE, the Country Club of Barre and the Mutuo Inc. Mr. Foti enjoyed his family and appreciated being able to watch some of his grandchildren play sports. An avid golfer, he was an honorary lifetime member of the Country Club of Barre. In his later years, he derived much pleasure from going to the gym, dining out and reading. Mr. Foti is survived by son Robert Foti, of Tucson, Ariz., and daughter Anne Dvorak, of Weatherford, Tex. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; former wife Janet R. Foti; son, retired Marine Col. Joseph G. Foti; daughter Marilyn Bishop; siblings Nicolina LaPlaca, Louise, Frank, Daniel, Samuel and Anthony Foti; and nieces Louise LaPlaca and Mary Beth Pisanelli.

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