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Lifelong apple industry member Jody Pavero III dies at 61

Joseph G. (Jody) Pavero III, a lifelong member of the apple industry, died April 25. He was 61.jody

Mr. Pavero spent his life working in the apple industry, where he was president of his family business, Pavero Cold Storage. He was extremely passionate about his work and could always be seen driving his forklift around at the cold storage.

Mr. Pavero was born in Poughkeepsie, NY, to the late Mary Ellen and Joseph Pavero II on Feb. 25, 1957. He grew up in Highland, NY,  where he attended St. Augustine's School, Our Lady of Lourdes High School and Marist College. He was a member of the Town of Lloyd Board of Assessors and belonged to the Italian Center in Poughkeepsie.

He was known for his kindness and generosity He loved spending his vacation time at the family house in St. Martin. In his leisure time, he enjoyed music — especially the Beatles — driving around in his sports cars, playing golf and spending time with his loved ones.

Mr. Pavero is survived by his beloved wife, Missy Pavero; daughters Camille Pavero and Nicolena Netter; his brother and sister-in-law Jeffery and Cathy Pavero; his nephew Dominic Romero; and his Aunt Mary (Chickie) Basch.