Cheryl Ann (Barbato) Rettinger (1956 - 2014)

  • "Our heartfelt condolences!!!"
    - Silke Skinner
  • "I love you Aunt Cheryl & I will miss you greatly!"
    - Cathy Murray
  • "Rest in peace, my friend. Thank you for all the wonderful..."
    - Deb Sterling Alford
  • "Our deepest condolences during this difficult time."
    - The Staff of Riddle Funeral Home

LITTLETON, Colo. - Cheryl Ann Rettinger (nee Barbato), 58, of Littleton, Colo., passed away Friday, February 21, 2014 at Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver after a sudden illness. She was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 29, 1956 in Garfield Hts, Ohio, and had been a Littleton resident for the past 20 years, moving from Huntington Beach, Calif.
Cheryl worked as an account executive in the electronics distribution industry.
Cheryl was a member of the Light of the World Catholic Parish, Littleton. She enjoyed decorating, traveling, and spending time with her family. She was a caring and devoted mother to her two boys.
She is survived by her sons, Erich Rettinger of Denver, Colo. and Stewart Rettinger of Centennial, Colo.; and her mother, Johanna (nee Januszewski) Barbato of Vermilion; sister-in-law, Tammy Barbato; niece, Lauren Barbato and nephew, Derek Barbato.
She was preceded in death by her father, Salvatore "Sam" J Barbato in 2013; and infant brother, Joseph Michael Barbato; and brother, Robert Dale Barbato.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Prayers will be said at the funeral home, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church, 731 Exchange St, Vermilion, Ohio. Interment will be at Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, Ohio.
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Published in The Morning Journal on Feb. 26, 2014