Angelo (Andy) Petto

Ellen Agerbak Anderson

Angelo “Andy” Petto, age 88, was born into eternal life, at his home, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Andy was born on May 27, 1927 in East Boston, MA to Joseph and Octavia (Poli) Petto. He graduated from East Boston High School where he played softball and football in Park Division. Andy served in the Navy in the Pacific from 1945 until 1946. He married Angelina Morelli on April 24, 1949 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in East Boston. Andy worked at Pepsi Cola as a driver and supervisor for 10 years prior to starting his own vending business, VIP Vending. He retired after 40 years and in 2008 moved to DeForest, WI with his wife to live near his son and family. Andy was such a good man; we will hold him in our hearts forever.

Andy is survived by his wife of 66 years, Angie; son, Andrew and his wife Sarah; grandchildren, Christopher Artiga-Oliver and his wife Connie, Sarah Anna Petto-Mayr and her husband Chad, and Andrew Petto; great grandchildren, Sahara, Nico, Lilu, Dakota, and Mackenzie; brother, Joseph; sister, Theresa Sparacino. Further survived by nieces, nephews, and God children.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at ST. OLAF CATHOLIC CHURCH, 623 Jefferson Street, DeForest, with Father Vincent Brewer presiding. A visitation will be held from 10:00AM until time of Mass on Thursday at the church.

The family would like to thank Home Health United Hospice for care and support. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at UW – Madison Division Geriatrics, c/o Donna Cole, 2870 University Ave, Suite 106, Madison, WI 53705 or DeForest Area Community Center, 505 N. Main St, DeForest, WI 53532 or St. Olaf Catholic Church. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: