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In Memory of

Morris Pietrobone

November 7, 1929 - September 27, 2017

Obituary


Marianno "Morris" Pietrobone, Sr., 87, of Reading, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was the loving husband of the late Jean D. (Morenzy) Pietrobone. Sadly, Jean passed away in 2000.

Born in Reading on November 7, 1929, Morris was a son of the late Giuseppe "Joe" and Concetta (Varraechione) Pietrobone. Morris was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Morris was the owner and operator of the Pietrobone Brothers grocery store on 2nd St. and...

Marianno "Morris" Pietrobone, Sr., 87, of Reading, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was the loving husband of the late Jean D. (Morenzy) Pietrobone. Sadly, Jean passed away in 2000.

Born in Reading on November 7, 1929, Morris was a son of the late Giuseppe "Joe" and Concetta (Varraechione) Pietrobone. Morris was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Morris was the owner and operator of the Pietrobone Brothers grocery store on 2nd St. and Franklin St. until 1972. He also worked with Two Guys grocer on Lancaster Pike and Stroehmann (Maier's) Bakery, LLC. He also worked part time at Victor Emmanuel, II and Calabria Products.
He was a lifelong member of the Beneficial Society Victor Emmanuel, II and was a huge Yankee's fan! Morris was an amazing father and grandfather. He was known as a family man.

Surviving are three children: Theresa A. (Pietrobone) Dissinger and her husband, Robert L. of Robesonia, Morris Pietrobone, Jr. of Baltimore, MD and Patricia A. (Pietrobone) Racine, wife of the late Darryl G.; two grandchildren that Morris raised: Joseph V. Ferrante of Shoemakersville and Erika M. Ferrante and her companion, James A. Hummel of Mt. Penn; seven grandchildren: Brittany E. Pietrobone of Baltimore, MD, Amanda J. Newkirk of Athens, TN, Eric M. Pietrobone and his wife, Stacey of Baltimore, MD, Alexander J. Dissinger and his wife, Katelyn J. of Kingfisher, OK, Sam Dissinger of Robesonia, Lauren E. Racine of Reading and Christian M. Racine of Reading; and 13 great grandchildren: Giovanni, Camren, Connor, Bella, Autumn, Bryan, Sophie, Logan, Anastasya, Tinderly, Orianna, Enzimoe and Noah.

Morris is predeceased by six brothers, James "Jimmy", John "Johnny", Alfred "Funzy", Anthony "Tony" and infant twin boys and two sisters: Angeline "Angie" and Mamie.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 10am in the Chapel St. George in Gethsemane Cemetery, 3139 Kutztown Rd., Reading, PA 19605. A public viewing with be Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 6 to 8pm in Theo C. Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn St., Reading, PA 19601. A second viewing will be held in the funeral home on Monday morning from 8:30 to 9:30am. Morris will be entombed in the Mausoleum at Gethsemane Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to defray funeral costs can be made to Theo C. Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn St., Reading, PA 19601 or https://www.gofundme.com/proper-burial-for-our-grandpop.

Online condolences may be sent to www.theocauman.com