Virginia Ware Pinetti, age 76, of Lawrence Park, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Titusville, Pa. on July 16, 1936, daughter of the late John and Helen Moore Ware. Virginia had resided in Erie since 1950. She was a member of the Siebenbuerger Auxiliary and St. Mary's Bowling and previously volunteered with the Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. Virginia enjoyed playing bingo and family card games. She is survived by one son, Joseph Pinetti (Valarie) of Harborcreek; one daughter, Linda Bainbridge (Gary) of Erie; one brother, John Ware (Jane) of Waterford; two sisters, Jeanette Shields of Erie and Lillian Ruot of Titusville; five grandchildren, Kylie, Kaden and Zachary Pinetti and Thomas and Christopher Bainbridge; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Pinetti; one son, Robert T. Pinetti; two half-brothers, Paul and Merle Voisin; and three sisters, Ruth Saxton, Marjorie Baker and Nora Ware. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend a Funeral Service there on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment, Cheney Cemetery, Grand Valley, Pa. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on December 13, 2012