Donald D. Latorre
November 9, 1947 - October 29, 2020
Donald D. Latorre, age 72, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 9, 1947, He was a son of the late Domenick J. and Josephine (Novoselc) Latorre. Donald attended St. Clement Grade School and graduated from John Bartram High School, both in Philadelphia. After graduation, he joined the US Army and proudly served during Vietnam.
Donald was a supervisor for Philadelphia Gas Works, retiring after 30 years of employment. He was a member of American Legion Stahl Post #30 and the St. Anthony’s Club in New Castle. Donald enjoyed golfing, visiting casinos, driving his Corvette, and playing cards and bingo with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Marie “Cookie” Latorre; children, Dominick Latorre (Shanna) and Jennifer VanderMeulen (Stephen); sister, Joanne Savage (Jim); brothers, Carl Latorre (Susanne) and Joseph Latorre (Donna); grandchildren, Anthony, Kyle, Stephanie, Jaxon, and Ace; great grandson, Anthony Angelo “Bud Light”; uncle, Frank Latorre; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Friday, November 6, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Donald’s memory to the Gift of Life Program, 401 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.