Grace M. Pettinato



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  • Saint Joseph's Church
    48 Middlesex Avenue
    Chester, CT 06412

Grace M. Pettinato

  • DIED: March 16, 2017
  • LOCATION: Chester, Connecticut

Grace M. (Cervini) Pettinato, age 95, of Chester passed away March 16, 2017 at Aaron Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation in Chester. She was the beloved wife of the late Victor J. Pettinato, Sr. Grace was born in Bronx, New York in 1921, the daughter of the late Joseph Louis and Virginia (Casella) Cervini. Grace and Victor settled in Chester in 1951, building their home and raising their children in the community. Grace worked as a waitress at the Griswold Inn in Essex. She was later employed at the former Verplex Company also in Essex and retired from the L.C. Doane Company in Centerbrook. Grace was an avid New York Yankees and Lady Huskies basketball fan. She loved to travel and will be remembered by her family as one who loved to spend time with family and her many friends. Her talent as an excellent cook was cherished by her family and the tradition of creating her treasured Christmas ravioli will continue on through her grandchildren. Grace was a communicant at Saint Joseph's Church in Chester. Besides her husband Victor she was predeceased by her son, Victor J. Pettinato, Jr. and her daughter, Carolyn P. Gordon, her sisters, Marie Parrett, Virginia Euell, Dorothy Cervini, Theresa Serrilli, and her brother, John Cervini. She leaves her sister Madeline Colleary of Schroon Lake, NY, her son-in-law, Yale J. Gordon, Sr. of Killingworth, her daughter-in-law, Deborah Pettinato Armentano of Old Lyme and Stuart, Florida, her beloved grandchildren, Yale Gordon, Jr. and his wife Alisa of Killingworth, Mark Gordon and his wife Kelly of Narragansett, Rhode Island, Suzanne Sosnowski and her husband Matt of Haddam, Brian Pettinato and his wife Erin of East Kingston, New Hampshire, and Erin Botelho and her husband, Brian of Cromwell and her 15 beloved great-grandchildren, Zack, Haley, Michelle, Sophia, Emma, Jack, Maya, Leah, Ben, Gracelin, Emily, Alexandra, Mitchell, Mason and Ethan. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 9:00AM to 10:00AM at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main Street in Centerbrook. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30AM at Saint Joseph's Church, 48 Middlesex Avenue in Chester. Burial will follow in Saint Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Grace's name may be made to Saint Joseph's Church, 48 Middlesex Ave., Chester, CT 06412. To share a memory of Grace or send a condolence to her family please visit www.rwwfh.com


Visitation
  • Thursday, March 23
    9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home
  • 34 Main Street
  • Centerbrook, CT 06409
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Mass of Christian Burial
  • Thursday, March 23
    10:30 AM
  • St Joseph's Church
  • 48 Middlesex Avenue
  • Chester, CT 06412
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Burial
  • Saint Joseph's Cemetery
  • 48 Middlesex Avenue
  • Chester, CT 06412
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“ Debbie and Family:I was so saddened to hear of Mrs. Pettinato's passing. She was such a sweet, kind and loving lady. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More ยป

Posted by: Mary Murray - Bloomfield, CT

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