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Pivetta, Victor Basil

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August 27, 1926 - October 28, 2017

Pivetta, Victor Basil

Victor Basil Pivetta, 91, died Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Carrollton (Dallas), Texas due to complications with dementia.  He was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 27, 1926.  He had resided in Carrollton since 1992.

Preceded him in death was his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Olga Maracci Pivetta; his parents Angelo Pivetta and Teresa Ensani Pivetta and his sister, Jeanne Pivetta Troncone and brother, Angelo Pivetta, Jr.

Survivors include his three children, Angela Pivetta Winkler of Carrollton (Dallas), Texas, Pamela Pivetta Ruminski (husband Paul) of Glendale (Phoenix), Arizona and son Victor G. Pivetta (wife Lilia) of Katy (Houston), Texas.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Dr. Garry Winkler, Sheila Ruminski, Denise Ruminski Vance (husband Chris), Victor A. and Alix Pivetta and one great-grand son, Micah Vance.

Victor served in World War II as a United States Army Private stationed in Germany.  He was very proud to have retired from Steris Corporation (American Sterilizer/AMSCO) with 43-1/2 years of service.

He will be fondly remembered for his devotion to his wife and family as well as his willingness to always helping others.  Victor will be dearly missed by all.

His ashes will be laid to rest in the columbarium at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Farmers Branch (Dallas), Texas.

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Paige and Bill Melton, Will Melton

December 08, 2017 4:30PM

We are sad to hear the news and for your loss, but know that Vic was frail and that his faith carried him into the hands of our Lord. He was a sweet neighbor whom we thought a lot of, and we were grateful to have known him (among other things, he was a good instructor about gardening, and his meticulous care of his home was inspiring). He was a good husband to Olga, and we know that his family--Angela & Garry, whom we knew--were dear to him, and that he was faithfully cared for. We pray for your comfort, for we know you will miss him.

Bill and Paige Melton, Will Melton

Louis and Phyllis Ensani

November 05, 2017 6:30AM

Angela, Pam and Victor,

Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. We have many memories of all of your family when you lived in Erie.

Louis and Phyllis