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Andrew Lee Berretta

  • Birth 29 Jan 1934
  • Death 15 Nov 2013
  • Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 120430090

Andrew Lee Berretta, 79, passed away on November 15, 2013. "Pop," as he was known to family and friends, was born on January 29, 1934 in Memphis to parents John Berretta and Joanna Podesta Berretta. He graduated from CBC in 1953 and worked for A&P for 25 years and Big Star grocers for 20 years. He loved to farm and was particularly proud of the garlic which had been carried on since his grandfather had brought it from Italy when the family immigrated to Memphis in the late 1800's. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Thelma Joanne Berretta. He is survived by his two children, Michael Berretta (wife, Rosa) and Debra Huttig (husband, Brant.) His loving memory will be carried on as well by his grandchildren Bryan Berretta (wife, Melissa), Jody Wray-Lovell, Nathan Berretta (wife, Lynda), William Huttig, Brittany Berretta, Josh Thomas and Jonathan Ward; great-grandchildren Zach, Abigayle, Bryn, Cara, Mia, Briley, and Zora; sister-in-law, Carol Barksdale (husband, Wayne); brothers-in-law Joe Green (wife, Peggy), Willis Green (wife, Linda), Everitt Green (wife, Marlene); and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Forrest Hill East on Whitten Road on Sunday, November 17th. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, November 18th, with a graveside service following afterward at Forrest Hill East. Reception to follow graveside service at St. Francis of Assisi on Germantown Parkway. In lieu of flowers, the family have asked for donations to be made to St. Jude.(Published in The Commercial Appeal on Nov. 17, 2013)

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  • Created by: Carole McCaig
  • Added: 16 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120430090
  • B Holland
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Lee Berretta (29 Jan 1934–15 Nov 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120430090, citing Forest Hill Cemetery East, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Carole McCaig (contributor 46785778) .