EAST CARBON CITY - Carl J Polito passed away in Price on June 8, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.
Polito married his life long love Lois May Patton Polito on Dec. 11, 1959. He was born on July 18, 1936 in Cokedale, Colo.
Carl served in the Army during the Korean Conflict and enjoyed time as a cook and famed local butcher. Carl, a life long coal miner worked at Kaiser Steel - Local 9958 for nearly 30 years.
He is survived by his wife Lois; son Joseph (Melissa) Polito; daughters, Toni Polito, Teri Polito, Cheryl Clark, Debbie Herrera, Libby (Gary) Hellmer; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brothers John and Jimmy Polito; sister Marie Robins as well as many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death his parents Millie and Carmen Polito.
Carl enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, cooking and giving people a hard time. He loved to look for arrow heads and construct his own from glass. He loved and missed his Teddy Bear "Cambric," and Octavius.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Huntsman Cancer Institute on Carl's behalf. His family wishes to extend a special thanks to the Pinnacle Care Center and its staff.
Graveside services will he held on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Valley View Cemetery for family and friends.
Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome to share memories of Carl online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net