Holly Springs Funeral Home

Otto Michael Camurati III

Otto Michael Camurati III, 70 of Holly Springs, Miss, Passed away Feb 7, 2019, after a Lengthy illness.                                                                                                                                              Services will be held at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Olive Branch, Miss. Visitation will be held noon followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Burial is in Hillcrest Cemetery in Holly Springs                                                                                                                                             A  beloved husband and father, Mr Mike was born March 1, 1948 to Otto Michael and Jean Camurati. A lifelong Memphian, he graduated from Holy Rosary School and Christian Brothers High School before attending Memphis State University. He worked for 40 years for the City of Memphis, eventually service as the Administrator of the Public Works Department                       His hobbies were endless. He was a past president of UNICO, and Italian-American service organization, and was a  Third Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an integral part of the Memphis Italian Festival, helping organize and run the festival as well as participate in the bocce tournament. He and his wife of nearly 33 years, Gerri, enjoyed traveling and vacationing from the Florida beaches to their recent Alaskan curise. After his retirement, he spent much of his free time restoring his two Ford Model A's and winning awards for them at area shows  . 
 He is survived by his wife Gerri, and his two daughters, Amelia Camurati and  Kelli (Barry) Turner.
  In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Bishop Houck New Hope Village at St Joseph's Church of the Marshall Academy Capital Campaign where Gerri teaches.                                 

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Donna Lindemann

2/12/2019 4:33:19 PM

So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. God bless you all.