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“Chris, you will always hold a special place in our hearts. We cherish the friendship that we had with you. You surely will be missed. ”
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Christopher Nicholas Lotito, age 91, was born on September 27, 1926 in Los Angeles, California and passed away on July 2, 2018 in Glendale, California.
He was born and raised in Los Angeles to Gioiella and Carlo Lotito and was the youngest of four children.

Chris served his country in WWII in the United States Navy and received the rank of Pharmacist Mate Second Class.
After the service, he attended John Muir Jr College where he excelled academically and played football and basketball being League Champions.

Chris owned a Furniture and Appliance Store in Los Angeles for 35 years.

Due to his Italian heritage, in 1953, he joined the Order of Sons of Italy in America, a Fraternal Organization and was an active member for 65 years.
Chris wore many different hats for the Order: State President, President of the Pugliese Lodge #1375, National Trustee, State Convention Coordinator and many more.

Chris held other positions such as, President and Parliamentarian of the Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California, Member and Master of Ceremony for the St. Anthony Society
On behalf of Chris's dedication he was Honored by the Italian Government and conferred the title of "Calvaliere".

He is survived by his wife and three daughters.

Chris resided in Glendale, California at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, California.

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