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Stella Mary Ann Pettinari
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Obituary for Stella Mary Ann Pettinari

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chisholm with Fr. Anthony Craig celebrating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the Mass at the church on Friday. Inurnment will be at a later date in Chisholm Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Chisholm.

Stella Mary Ann Pettinari, 95, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Chisholm. She was born March 4, 1922, in Balkan Township, Minn., to Anton and Marija (Rus) Rupar. Stella was a graduate of Chisholm High School and a lifelong Balkan/Chisholm Resident.

Stella was united in marriage on October 1, 1946, to Leno J. Pettinari. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and was active in both of the church choirs. Stella worked at local flower shops in Chisholm and at Sunrise Deli in Hibbing. She enjoyed curling, golfing, bridge, dance club, volleyball, and flower gardening.

Stella is survived by her two sons, John and Jerry Pettinari both of Chisholm; two grandchildren, Gina and Dante Pettinari; two great-grandchildren, Finn and Vivian; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leno; six brothers, Tony, Stanley, Joseph, Edward, Uste, and William; and one sister, Justine.

The Pettinari family wishes to thank the entire staff of Heritage Manor for the compassionate care of their mother.


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Visitation

Friday

14

Jul

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

113 SW 4th Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

14

Jul

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

113 SW 4th Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

Cemetery Details

Location

Chisholm City Cemetery

316 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

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