Obituary for Fred Cavooto
Acton, MA - Fred T. Cavooto, 86, died at home in Acton, MA on Sunday January 29, 2017. An engine builder and owner of Automotive Engine Rebuilding of Waltham, he faithfully served the community for 33 years.
Mr. Cavooto was born, raised and educated in Waltham, settling in Acton in 1962. A military veteran, Fred served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and is a member of the American Legion, Post 440 in Newton. His favorite place to be was in the garage, tinkering with cars and fixing stuff; he could fix anything.
Born to the late Henry and Maria (Russo) Cavooto on March 12, 1930, he is survived by his beloved wife Gloria J. (Gentile) Cavooto of Acton and his son Thomas W. Cavooto of Leominster. He was the grandfather of Michael, Joseph and the late Angela Cavooto, and was predeceased by his siblings Gemma Testa, Helen Cannizzo and Anthony “Red” Cavooto.
Visitation is Friday, Feb. 3rd 4-8pm at Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave. (Rte 111) Acton. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Feb 4th 10am at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 89 Arlington St., Acton, followed by burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton. Memorial page at www.actonfuneralhome.com