7/2/15 —- Philip Andrew Pavone Sr.

Philip Andrew Pavone Sr, age 90 of Tullahoma, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at his residence.

Memorial Services will be announced later.

A native of Englewood, NJ, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Rachela Menna Pavone.

He was a decorated U S Army veteran, serving in WW II and earning a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He served during the Normandy Invasion, 2nd Wave Omaha Beach. After being discharged from the Army he became a banker.

Mr. Pavone was always very involved with his children’s activities as they were growing up. He was involved with Little League in New Milford, NJ where he served as president, district administrator and coach. There is a Little League field in New Milford named in his honor. He also was a very active Boy Scout Leader.

Mr. Pavone enjoyed fishing and bowling and was a member of a bowling league in Tullahoma. He always enjoyed being outdoors, going for walks and attending street fairs and concerts. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, Martha Gilman Pavone and Florence Kniele; one son, Philip A. Pavone Jr; three brothers, Dominic, Tony and Frank Pavone and two sisters, Rose DiDonato and Emily Link.

Mr. Pavone is survived by two sons, Eugene Pavone and his wife, Kerry of E. Stroudsburg, PA and George Pavone of Bunnell, FL; one daughter, Rachela Pavone Ennesser of Tullahoma; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Pavone of Lake Worth, FL; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Pavone of E. Stroudsburg, PA, Kimberly Pavone of Rock Hill, SC, Philip Ennesser of Tullahoma, John Ennesser of Enfield, CT, Alan Ennesser of Canaan, CT, Jessica Meyerscough and her husband Donald of Green Acres, FL and Jaclyn Pavone of Lantana, FL and his constant companion, “Reba”, the Dachshund.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.veteran 2