G. Carl Pettinato

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Dr. G. Carl Pettinato, 83, formerly of Wyomissing, died July 29, 2014, in Reading Hospital.

His wife, Anne R. (Cucinotta) Pettinato, died in December 1995, and his loving companion of 10 years, Rosemary Mullenberg, died in December 2012. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late James and Cora (Stella) Pettinato.

He graduated from Reading Catholic High School, St. Joseph University and Temple University.

Dr. Pettinato was a U.S. Army veteran. He was employed as the Director of Psychological Services for Family Guidance Center, Reading. He was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. Dr. Pettinato was a consultant for Reading School District and the State of Pennsylvania.

He is survived by two children: Steven J., husband of Maureen Pettinato, Chicago, IL; and Susan L. Pettinato, Suwanee, GA; and three grandchildren: Allison Curran, Kate Pettinato and Eric Pettinato. Also surviving are nieces, Kathy Stoudt, New Orleans, LA; and Lisa Haggerty; and nephew, Robert Kreisher, both of Reading. He was predeceased by his brother, Caesar G. Pettinato.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in Gethsemane Chapel of Resurrection. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., 739 Penn Ave., West Reading, PA 19611.

Contributions may be made to St. Margaret's Catholic School, 233 Spring St., Reading, PA 19601.

Online condolences may be recorded at www.kuhnfuneralhome.com.

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Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc. - West Reading
739 Penn Avenue  West Reading, PA 19611
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Published in Reading Eagle on July 31, 2014
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