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Anthony C. Pettinato

July 25, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: July 30, 2018

Place of Service Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

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Anthony C. Pettinato

July 25, 2018
Anthony C. Pettinato, 87, Endwell NY, died Wednesday at Good Shepherd, Endwell NY. His wife is the former Hilda Paoletti.
Born in Carbondale, son of the late Giacomo and Angelina Rei Pettinato, he was an electrical engineer for IBM before retirement and was an Army veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict.
Tony was all about family and friends. He was especially proud to be a grandfather and great grandfather. He demonstrated his love every day. Ever the supportive presence, he was viewed by all as a role model, using his many gifts to inspire those around him. Tony was a strong kind man. His story telling was world renowned, he summarized life lessons in simple expressions, he could carry on a conversation with anyone, and he was always available to lend a helping hand. He loved dancing the twist. His legacy will live on in all of us. He was loved more than words can express.
Surviving are: a daughter, Barbara Brown and husband Thomas, Binghamton NY; a son, Gerard Pettinato and wife, Angela, Endicott; five grandchildren, Luke Brown (Carrie Farrar); Nathan Brown (Patricia Vill); Gina Hooker and husband, Sean; Annette Micholychak and husband, Cory; Vincenzo Pettinato (Melissa Riccio); five great-grandchildren, Olivia, Dante, Lillian, Adrianna and Marco; a brother, Jack Pettinato, Carbondale; a sister, Marie Greto, Carbondale; a sister-in-law, Ann Marie Pettinato, Crystal Lake; several nieces and nephews.
Anthony was preceded in death by a son, Anthony J. Pettinato; a brother, Dr. Salvatore Pettinato; and sister, Angela Mancuso; brothers-in-law, Frank Mancuso and Anthony Greto and a sister-in-law, Yvonne Pettinato.
The funeral will be Monday from Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 2 Hospital St., Carbondale with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill.
A viewing will be held Sunday from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse NY 13220-3049 or Alzheimer’s Association, 401 Hayes Avenue,  Endicott NY 13760.
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