Peter Segretto, Navy veteran

OBITS-SegrettoPeter_WPeter Anthony Segretto, 79, of Rotterdam, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center after a long and courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was surrounded by his family.

He was born and raised in Oswego, the son of the late Anthony and Anna (Sugar) Segretto. He was a graduate of Oswego High School, after which he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College.

His work career concluded as a credit manager with many years service at RJ Murray Company in Latham. He was a communicant of St. Gabriel’s Church, member of the Rotterdam Elks Lodge 2157, Mohonasen High School Booster Club and a Rotterdam Little League Coach.

Surviving are son, Paul Segretto and his wife, Meg, of Falls Church, Va.; daughter, Ellen Grandy and her husband Gary of Wilton, N.Y.; daughter, Susan Soldini and her husband David of East Greenbush; grandchildren Alexander, Matthew, Zachary and William Grandy, Samantha and Andrew Soldini, Alexei and Alina Segretto; brother Michael Segretto and his wife Joanne of Oswego and the late Dorothy Nessel; brother-in-law, Al Nessel of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews. He was the former husband of Kathleen (Maney) Leader.

Calling hours will be held today, Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego. He will be buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oswego.

Contributions may be made in Peter’s name to the Albany Stratton VA Hospice Unit, 113 Holland Ave., Albany, N.Y. 12208.

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