Dr. Thomas Pasquale Pelino, 84, of Beaver Falls, PA and Naples, FL, formerly of Brookfield, WI, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 1, 2023. Born on October 28, 1938 in Beaver Falls, PA, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Eva Mary Pelino.
Beloved husband to Pamela, father of Dawn Ramirez (David) of Phoenix AZ, Thomas Pelino (Shelley) of Beaver, PA, David Pelino (Gina) of Simpsonville, SC and stepfather to Brandon Bonow of Phoenix, AZ. Loving grandfather of Nicole, Anthony, Jacob, Anna Marie, Nicholas, Ava, and Aria; brother to Robert (the late Kathleen) Pelino, the late Phyllis (Sam) Rezzetano and the late William (Margie) Pelino. He is survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Thomas obtained a Pharmacy degree at the University of Pittsburgh. He then attended the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and served on the Board of Directors for many years. He practiced family medicine in Wauwatosa, WI for over 30 years before retiring to Naples, FL. He was a member of the Italian club, enjoyed playing golf, attending music and sporting events, as well as playing trumpet in the San Rocco band at the annual festival. He enjoyed his years traveling with his wife and family all over the world.
Family and friends are welcome to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Augustine Parish, St. Monica Church, 116 Thorndale Drive, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. A burial will follow at the parish cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Campbell’s Chippewa Funeral Home, Inc., 2618 Darlington Road, Chippewa, PA 15010 (Randy R. Wheeler, supervisor, 724-843-2500).
Should friends desire, donations in Thomas’s name may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.