Richard Petrillo

Richard Petrillo

Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 30 Dec 2015 (aged 87)
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot SECTION EE3 SITE 2208
Memorial ID 156922940 · View Source
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PETRILLO, RICHARD
RMCM US NAVY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/07/1928
DATE OF DEATH: 12/30/2015
BURIED AT: SECTION EE3 SITE 2208
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY

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RICHARD PETRILLO

June 7, 1928 ~ December 30, 2015

Richard Petrillo of Vancouver, WA, passed away Dec. 30, 2015 at the age of 87. He was born on June 7, 1928 in Cleveland, OH to Joseph and Josephine Petrillo (Moscati), the youngest of eight children.
In 1944, at the age of sixteen, he joined the Merchant Marines and then later enlisted in the Navy. Richard spent 23 years serving his country, retiring as a Master Chief Radioman.
After retiring from the Navy, Richard worked for the Xerox Company for several years in San Francisco, later establishing his own company in Silicon Valley at what he said to be "just the right time". He later worked independently as a Financial Advisor for 25 years.
Richard is survived by his wife, Karen; son, Richie; daughter, Courtney; stepson, Kurt Vondross (Betty); step daughter, Vicki Vondross (Alan Mosher); and grandchildren, John and Joe Vondross.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Denise Vondross.
A funeral service is scheduled for Tues., Jan. 12, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, with a viewing one hour prior to service. Interment will immediately follow at Willamette National Cemetery with military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Arrangements are entrusted to Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 11801 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., Portland, OR 97086.
Online condolences may be left at:
www.lincolnmemorialpk.com and
www.columbian.com/obits.

Published in The Columbian on Jan. 10, 2016


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  • Created by: Louis Stark
  • Added: 10 Jan 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 156922940
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Petrillo (7 Jun 1928–30 Dec 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 156922940, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Louis Stark (contributor 48341463) .