Michael Pietrafesa
Michael Pietrafesa
  • March 26, 1940 - February 19, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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PIETRAFESA, Michael A., age 76, of Tampa, FL, entered into rest Sunday, February 19, 2017. He was born March 26, 1940 in Paulsboro, NJ, the son of Joseph and Marie Pietrafesa. While living in New Jersey, Mike began his working career as a Produce Manager for a grocery store. After moving to Florida, he transitioned into a 30-plus year career in funeral service. Mike and his wife Alice have been fostering children in Florida for over 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Philomena Pietrafesa and stepdaughter, Dawn Domenico. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Alice Hall Pietrafesa; sons, Joseph (Jacqueline), Michael, Jr. (Deborah), Christopher (Erika) and Shilo Pietrafesa; daughters, Geniene Ward and Brittany and Cristin Pietrafesa; stepsons, Robert (Laura) and Richard Briggs; sister, Martha (Angel) Lemus; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and many loving family, friends and foster children. A memorial visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Chapel.