Pasquale "Pat" MartinoFebruary 5, 1935 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 82)
Pasquale “Pat” Martino of Manteno passed away peacefully at his home on October 7, 2017. Born in Ripacandida, Italy February 5, 1935 to Donato and Giuseppina Martino, Pasquale came to America in 1966 where he proudly became an American Citizen. Pat married Shirley Gast from Green Garden on October 21, 1978.
After retiring from the CN railroad, Pat enjoyed his family and friends, gardening around the yard, going to the casino, trips to Vegas and driving his Corvette in the summer months to Shipshewana to visit the Amish.
Pat is survived by his 4 sons, Donato (Kathy) Martino of Manteno, Michael (Cathy) Martino of Blue Island, Aldo (Cheryl) Martino of New Lenox and Tony Martino of Riverview, Florida; his sisters, Fedela Santarsieri of England, Antoinetta (Vince) Tancredi of Oak Forest and Incoronata (Vito) Renaldi of Italy; his sister in law and brother in law Bob and Nancy Boeschel of Lockport; by his grandchildren, Mike and Andrew Martino of Blue Island, Kyle, Brett and Jenna Martino of New Lenox; and his step-grandsons, Christopher (Ashley) Fudge of Pensacola, FL and Coti Fudge of Bradley. Pat also leaves behind 4 nieces, 4 nephews, and many dear friends including his best friend Betty Simkus of Palos Heights.
Preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley; brother-in-law, Alberto Santarsieri; and grandson, Antonio Martino.
A visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in Peotone on Saturday, October 14th from 3-7pm with a 7 pm funeral service following, Deacon Jim Kelly officiating. Cremation rights will be accorded.
A graveside inurnment service will be held Saturday, October 21st at 11am at St. Johns Cemetery in North Peotone.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to St. Johns United Church of Christ in North Peotone.
Sign the guestbook at www.feddehelfrichcrossfh.com