John Pito is one of the greatest players in the league. His determination has been tested by many factors, but none more so than that night when he defected from Cuba.
Hector Flores, better known by his nickname “Pito,” was the leader of a narcotics trafficking network that sourced cocaine from Puerto Rico and sold it throughout Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Cortland, and Oneida counties. He has been charged with Operating as a Major Trafficker – an offense which carries with it a mandatory life sentence in prison.
Early Life and Education
John Pito was born in Cleveland on December 11, 1986 and passed away March 30, 2019. He spent his youth growing up in Euclid, Willoughby and Columbus before relocating to Brunswick where he graduated from Willoughby South High School in 2005.
His mother Anna Maria Pito (Maffetone) and husband Paul; brothers Dr. Louis Pito of Cheshire and Vincent Pito of Toronto, Canada; step-son Adam Purcaro of Naugatuck; granddaughter Alexis Purcaro also of Naugatuck; brother-in-law Michael Purcaro and Noelene from Las Vegas; several nieces; as well as Chance the fur baby dog.
He was a preventive medicine physician in New Haven, Connecticut and affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. A member of the American Medical Association, American College of Preventive Medicine and Connecticut State Medical Society, Dr. O’Neil holds several professional affiliations as well.
John Pito has been in the medical field for 38 years. He is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital and specializes in preventive medicine. From his office in Hamden, Connecticut, he treats patients of all ages.
Dr. Chakraborty is an accomplished physician who takes his job seriously. His passion lies in providing high-quality care to his patients and inspiring them to lead healthy, active lifestyles.
He enjoys a large social media following and is frequently sought-after to speak at medical conferences across the nation. Additionally, he has earned several awards and honors, such as the Distinguished Service Award from New Haven Public Schools. Most impressive of all, though, is that despite all this professional success he still finds time for family, mentorship and friendship.
Achievements and Honors
John Frederick Peto was an early American trompe-l’oeil painter. Like his friend William Harnett, he perfected the art of creating illusionary three-dimensional paintings with an aim toward awe and mystery. In the nineteenth century, Peto and Harnett were two of America’s most prolific trompe-l’oeil painters but ultimately their work was forgotten.
Peto is survived by several brothers, including Louis Pito and Vincent Pito of Cheshire, Mass.; his stepson Adam Purcaro from Naugatuck; a granddaughter Alexis Purcaro also from Naugatuck; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Additionally, he had an adorable fur-baby named Chance. Peto’s greatest joy in life was skiing and golfing; furthered by his passion for Maori language learning through writing and speaking it fluently.
John Pito was a beloved man, remembered for his devotion to family and friends. He took joy in all that life had to offer and never gave up even during difficult times.
Pito was not only a successful businessman, but an accomplished barber and proud member of his church. As a husband and father he enjoyed spending time with his family as well as traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains. Additionally, his friendships were especially special to him, especially his relationship with uncle Jose Dariel Abreu. Pito loved baseball; indeed his nickname “pito” comes from his uncle’s pidgin Spanish phrase meaning “whistle.” All who knew him will miss him dearly – may his soul rest in peace!