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Vito Blavesciunas

Fayetteville, AR

1949 - 2012

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Published: November 27, 2012

Vito Blavesciunas, 63, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home. He was born May 27, 1949, in Germany to Vytautas and Petronele Blavesciunas.

He enjoyed women, gambling, drinking, and spending time with his family, children and grandchildren. He was a hard worker and had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area since 1951 after moving from Germany.

Vito was preceded in death by his parents, Vytautas and Petronele Blavesciunas; and two brothers, Paul and Tony.

He is survived by three sons, Russell Blavesciunas and his wife, Karol Sharrnon of Penn., Luke Blavesciunas of Georgia and Jackie Schellert of Arkansas; three daughters, Dawn Church and her husband, David Wales of Fayetteville, Ark., Alison Blavesciunas of Georgia and Amanda Jones of Arkansas; two brothers, Joe Blavesciunas of Arkansas and Johnny Blavesciunas of Illinois; four sisters, Mary George of Arkansas, Stella Hastings, Jeannie Buodino and Ruthie Blavesciunas, all of Illinois; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Cross Church Fayetteville (613 S. College) with Pastor Andy Goode officiating. Please send memorial flowers to the church.

Arrangements made by Epting Funeral Home of downtown Fayetteville. Send condolences to family at

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