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TONETTI, Michael Peter

TONETTI - Michael Peter 88 years old, passed away Thursday March 26, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. He was born in Buffalo, NY, March 21, 1927, the son of Ralph and Mary Schuch Tonetti. When he was five years old the family moved to Albany, NY, where he attended school. Michael joined the Air Force in 1951 and served during the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge, he settled in San Antonio, TX, and worked as a federal employee for many years at Lackland Air Force Base. He loved bowling, bingo and the San Antonio Spurs. He is survived by his girlfriend and companion Merlyn Norris, and by his sisters Ann Viglucci and Betty Arcolano, both of Albany. He is also survived by nine nieces and nephews: Louis and Joseph Tonetti, Andrew and Michael Viglucci, Frederick and Martin Herbst, Frank Arcolano, Mary Golden and Lisa Maynard; also surviving are his good friends, Laura Lambeth, Jack Calhoun, Alma Gomez and Hector Garcia. Michael was predeceased by his parents Ralph and Mary, his stepfather Frederick Herbst Sr. and his two brothers, Frederick Herbst Jr. and Louis Tonetti Sr. He was buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery,
April 2, 2015, with full Military Honors.

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