HELPER - Pete Bottino, born March 20, 1914 in Helper to John and Katherine Bottino, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Oct. 11, 2008 in Salt Lake City.
Pete served in the Navy from 1936 to 1939. He married Wilma Seppi on Sept. 9, 1940.
During WWII, Pete and Wilma worked in the Pearl Harbor Naval Yard.
In 1945, they returned to Helper where they raised their four children.
Pete spent most of his life in Helper, where he was known as Helper's handyman. He was the chief electrician for Helper city and retired from Utah Power his sister, Lorraine and Sam Falsone; brother-in-law, Hiram and Helen Seppi; children, Pat Noel, Jack and Mary Bottino; Becky Bottino and Ken Condray; Toni and Stan Payne; his grandchildren, Brian and Carolynn Bottino; Penny Noel, Jeanie and Gabe Jacquez; Gina and Graeme Cox; Amy and Chris Wilcox; Julie and Brian Prutch; and Andrea Hickey; and great-grandchildren, Alexis and Felicia Jacquez; Franklin Wilcox and Rufus Cox.
A vigil with rosary will be Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., at Mitchell's Funeral Home, Price. Funeral Mass Thursday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Helper. Burial at Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.
The family would like to thank Garden Terrace and Alta Ridge care centers and Millcreek Hospice for their extraordinary care.
Donations may be made in Pete's name to St. Anthony's Catholic Church.