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4/1/2013 11:30:00 AM
Peter Carretto
Peter Carretto
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Peter Carretto

Peter D. Carretto, 84, of Ottawa died March 29, 2013, in Pleasant View, Ottawa.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Columba Church, Ottawa, with the Rev. Ray Guthrie officiating. Burial will be at St. Columba Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in Ottawa Funeral Home.

Peter was born June 30, 1928, in Ottawa to Alphonse and Madeline (Conte) Carretto. He married Anna Yates on June 28, 1951, in St. Columba Church.

He was the owner/operator of Garzanelli’s Supper Club in Oglesby. He had operated the Sanicula Marina and Drive Inn. He also worked for Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 1 and Sunbeam Bread Purity Baking Co. He was a member of St. Columba Church, Knights of Columbus, Ottawa Moose Lodge, Oglesby Elks, and past member of Deer Park Country Club and Starved Rock Yacht Club.

Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Pam (Mike) Mills of Ottawa; four sons, Dave and Peter (Pam), both of Ottawa, Jim (Sandy) and Chuck (Nina) Carretto, both of Oglesby; eight grandchildren, Christopher Mills, Anna (Cory) Griffin, April (Gary) Windy, Angela, Abby, Alex, Mia and Mario Carretto; and three great-grandchildren, Lila and Quinn Windy and Hailey Griffin.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Kay, in infancy; and three brothers, Alphonse Jr., Phillip and George Carretto.

Pallbearers will be Mike and Christopher Mills, Alex, Mario, Robert and Mark Carretto.

Memorials may be directed to St Columba Church Building Fund or to the donor’s choice.

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