Of Waupaca, age 73, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021. He was born in Milwaukee on June 21, 1947 to the late Richard and June (Smith) Pellerino Sr. On March 15, 1969 he married Marie Roberts. Richard was a veteran, serving in the US Navy during Vietnam. He loved to fish. In his younger years he played softball and volleyball and in his later years enjoyed making crafts.
He will be sadly missed by his wife: Marie; children: Machele (Jason) Zimmerman; Richard Pellerino III; grandchildren: Tony (Karissa) Pellerino, Sarah Pellerino and Tyler Pellerino; father-in-law: Robert Rachu, sister-in-law: Linda Pellerino, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ross and Robert.
The Funeral Service will be on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, 1120 Evans Road, Waupaca. The visitation will be on Monday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in the Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
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