Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Carmel A. “Chin” Lovetro Jr., 78, of Destrehan passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. He was a native of Norco and resident of Destrehan for the past 56 years.

He was the beloved husband of Agnes Beadle Lovetro; father of Dirk Lovetro (Lori), Bret Lovetro (Maria), Jude Overman (John), Grant Lovetro (Ines), Quinn Lovetro (Stephanie) and the late Lance Lovetro (Allyson Lovetro-Marrero); son of the late Carmel and Lucy Brettillo Lovetro; grandfather of Bret Lovetro Jr. (Katie), Lindsay Lovetro, Jason Lovetro, Britney Lovetro, Blaine Lovetro, Jordan Lovetro, Mallisa Lovetro, Ross Frioux, Ian Overman, Alex Lovetro and Kelcie Lovetro; and brother of the late Kenneth and Robert Lovetro.

Mr. Lovetro was the former owner of Chin’s Barber Shop in Norco for over 40 years.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan on Tuesday, Oct. 26, followed by interment in St. Charles Borromeo.

H.C. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be offered on line at