First Posted: 1/20/2008
Lt. Colonel Richard Joseph Berrettini, formerly of Dupont, husband to the former Jane Waselinko, son of former Doris Reilly and the late Nello Berrettini passed away on January 11, 2008, due to complications from an injury received in Afghanistan . He was serving with the Pennsylvania National Guard at the time.
He is survived by two sons, Vincent and Christopher Berrettini, of Eldred, PA; and a brother, Nello Berrettini, of Dupont
Donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project ( ) or the USO.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 18 from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pittston. The Rev. Paul McDonnell officiated. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming. Arrangements entrusted to the Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street, Pittston.