Cristiano, Pietro webCRISTIANO, Pietro “Peter” – The family of Pietro with saddened hearts announce his peaceful passing with his family by his side on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the age of 72.   Beloved husband of Carmela (nee Fragnito) for 44 years.  Dear father of Daniele (Bernadette), Josie (Paul) Bradford and the late Marcello (January 31st, 2012).  Cherished Nonno of Aidan and Declan Cristiano and James and Isabella Bradford.  Predeceased by his parents Emilio and Giuseppina, his father and mother-in-law Giorgio and Antonietta Fragnito.  Peter will be fondly remembered by his siblings Stella Casucci (the late Romolo), Giovanna Biffi (the late Luciano) of Italy, Giacomo (Alda), Lina (Antonio) Fazio and Franco (Lina).  Brother-in-law of Graziella (Dusko) Milosavlevic, Maria (Franco) Leonardis, Joe (Sara) Fragnito, Fiorenzo (Rosemary) Fragnito and Rita Fragnito.  Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, uncles and aunts.  Peter was an avid Formula 1 fan, and cheered for Team Ferrari.  He was a skilled carpenter and mechanic.

Peter’s family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, on Thursday from 1-4 & 6-9 p.m.  Vigil Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.  Funeral Mass is celebration of Peter’s life will be held at St. Thomas More Church on Friday morning at 11 o’clock.  Rite of Committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery.  For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the planting of trees and the building of memorial benches in Peter’s memory.

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