David J. Lanzotti
SPRINGFIELD – David Joseph Lanzotti, 64, of Springfield, died at 3:35 pm, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at his home. He was born June 16, 1946 in Springfield to Joseph and Sara Ursini Lanzotti. He married Joanne Laurinaitis Watkins on May 30, 1978 and she survives him. Also surviving him are a son David Todd Lanzotti of Springfield; 2 grandchildren David J. and Deidra S. Lanzotti; 1 step grandchild Corbin B. Winans; his feline companion Andy; special caregivers-2 Live Crew: Emily Poulliard and Sally Becherer; special friend James Erwin of Salisbury; 2 aunts Evelyn Fanale of Springfield and Beulah Ursini of Bridgeton, MO, and several cousins.
His parents and 1 step son John B. Watkins preceded him in death
David was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He worked in the coin operated machines business and also previously for Fiat Allis. He was of the Catholic faith. He liked collecting antiques and clocks and enjoyed designing jewelry and riding his Harley.
Graveside Service: 11:30 am, Saturday, October 23, 2010 at Roselawn Memorial Park with Reverend Peter Harman officiating.