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Tony Pettinato

   Tony J. Pettinato, 72, of 1818 S. Hockaday Rd., Gladwin, died Thursday, June 9, in the Gladwin Area Hospital after an illness of 6 months.

   Born in Windsor, Ont., Can., May 1, 1916, he moved to Gladwin County in 1978 from East Detroit. Mr. Pettinato was a rodbuster for Reinforced Ironworkers, Local 426, Detroit, and retired May 1, 1978, after 45 years. He served in the Army during World War II and was a past commander of Shafer-Rachelle VFW Post 6782, East Detroit.

   Mr. Pettinato and the former Margaret Costie were married Aug. 17, 1946, in Detroit.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by 2 sons, John of Richmond and Jim of Hartland, Wisc.; 2 daughters, Mrs. Paul (Patricia) Hastie of Mt. Clemens and Mrs. Terry (Sally) Walt of Gladwin; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Iannicello of Windsor and Mrs. Frances Herbert of Algonac; and 16 grandchildren.

   Services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin Chapel. The Rev. Roger Hardy officiated and burial was in the Arbutus Cemetery. A VFW Honor Guard held a service Saturday at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Arbutus Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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