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Tommy DeVito, Founding Member of ‘The Four Seasons’, Dies of COVID-19 Complications at 92

Tommy DeVito, the founding member of the famous New Jersey group The Four Seasons, died of at the age of 92 on September 21. He died due to COVID-19 complications.

DeVito’s friend, actor Alfredo Nittoli, affirmed his death on Facebook. He wrote: “My dear friend Tommy passed away at 92. He died in Las Vegas at 9:45 last night. I am writing this with deep regret sitting in his living room. I was informed about his death by his daughter Darcel. There will be a memorial service in New Jersey.”

My dear friend Tommy passed away in Las Vegas at 9:45 last night with deep regret I am writing this sitting in his living room I was informed by his daughter Darcel there will be a service in New Jersey

Posted by Alfredo Nittoli on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The 92-year-old had been hospitalized due to the coronavirus earlier this month. However, he died at the Siena St. Rose Dominican Hospital which is located just outside Las Vegas. He died on Monday at 9:30 p.m.

DeVito’s Achievements

Frankie Valli and DeVito performed together from 1954 in The Variations and The Four Lovers. Furthermore, they founded The Four Seasons together in 1960, alongside Nick Massi and Bob Gaudio. The years that came along were filled with chart-topping songs like “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” “Rag Doll” and “Dawn (Go Away)”. DeVito and the other founding members were given passage to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

DeVito quit The Four Seasons in 1970. He decided to pursue various projects afterward. Moreover, he appeared in the movie “Casino” in 1995. He released an instrumental album in 2007, which went by the title of A Man 4 All Seasons: 1st Season.

His Family’s Reaction

My family was hoping for some privacy during this extremely emotional time but because of how incredibly talented and…

Posted by Brittany Reilly on Thursday, September 3, 2020

His granddaughter Reilly took to Facebook on September 3 to talk about a rumor that was circulating regarding DeVito’s death. She wrote, “My family was expecting some privacy during this extremely emotional time. But because of how incredibly friendly and talented this man is, it seems impossible.” DeVito was known for his amazing and flamboyant personality. His granddaughter expressed her and her family’s grief on social media. The post also won many hearty comments from the fans wishing all the strength to the family.

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