Carol Lynn DeVito, of Chatham, passed away at Morristown Medical Center on Saturday, January 15, 2022. She was 64.
Born in Brooklyn, Carol received her BS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in New York City and her MS in Bioengineering from Rutgers University. As a female pioneer in S.T.E.M., she began her career with Exxon and Allied Signal and has worked for the last 31 years for Lummus Technology Inc. as a Senior Project Manager of Chevron Lummus Global.
Carol enjoyed skiing with her family in Killington, Vermont in the winter and traveling to the beaches of OBX in the summer. She loved dogs and spent time training her dogs at St. Hubert’s in her free time. She was a Disney lover and avid follower of the NY Yankees and the NY Jets. Carol was devoted to supporting her family’s interests, and she never missed one of her children’s sports games. She coached the Chatham Sparks softball team for 3 years, was a parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church in Chatham, was a coordinator for the March of Dimes, and was a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AICHE).
Carol was the loving wife of 44 years to Victor DeVito. She was the incredible mother of Stephanie DeVito of Richmond, VA; Tommy DeVito of Boulder, CO; and Candace DeVito of Trumbull, CT. She is also survived by her devoted brother Charles Jakucionis of Shrewsbury, NJ.