John Ralph Schiavone Jr., 65, died Jan. 23, 2011, at his home.
He was born in Washington, D.C., and lived in Vero Beach for 55 years, coming from Oxen Hill, Md.
He had worked for Piper Aircraft, Grumann and Gulfstream.
He was a member of the Studebaker Drivers Club.
He was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church, Vero Beach.
Survivors include his daughter, Christina Moore, of Appleton, Wis.; brother, Michael Gregory, of Savannah, Ga.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St., Washington, DC 20037.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 at Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home in Vero Beach followed by a prayer service at 3 p.m.