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James Previtera

July 20, 1946 — July 22, 2022

First Class Sergeant, James " Jimmy" Vincent Previtera, age 76, left his earthly home on July 24th, 2022 at the Jean Waddle Care Center. He was born on July 20, 1946 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Vincent J. and Marilyn Paxton Quitter. He was raised by his stepfather Nicholas Quitter whom he considered his father.

Jim was a Vietnam Veteran of the U.S Army. He was a double Purple Heart recipient, he also had commendations which included the Vietnam Service Medal, the Combat Infantry Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Expert Rifleman's Badge. He completed three tours of duty and was also special forces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, baby brother Martin Quitter, and Granddaughter, Isabella Dawn Carpenter.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 40 years, Alice Previtera; daughters, Kimberly (and Jamie) Martin of Louisville, KY; Angela Nicole Previtera of Louisville, KY and Natalie (and Roger) Bedenbaugh of Nancy, KY; sons, Craig (and Athena) Previtera of Happy Valley, Oregon and Brian (and Kristi) Previtera of Indiana; two sisters, Nancy Notarianni and Denise Biel; one brother, Charles (and Peggy) Privitera; the following grandchildren, Kailyn, Shadae, Gregory, Garrett, JC, Devin, Ava, Alana, Angelina, Ace, Amanda, Jenna, Jordan, Ethan and Emmalynn; the following great grandchildren, Jax, Jamir, & greyson; a special cousin, Edward "Bucci" Stewart,; a special friend, Gary Carter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who mourn his passing.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 29th, 2022 at the Chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Father Danny Taylor and Bro. Bill Dawson officiating.

The family of Mr. Previtera will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. Friday until time for services.

In Lieu of flowers the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Jean Waddle Care Center, Hospice of Lake Cumberland or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Pulaski Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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