Elizabeth “Betty” Toretti

Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 29, 2023

Elizabeth “Betty” Toretti, age 95, of Baldwin, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away on November 28, 2023. Betty was the daughter of the late Anthony and Jennie Grandinetti and the beloved wife for 73 years of Domenic “Dom” Toretti.

She was loved by her sons, Rick (Ginny) of North Versailles and Gary (Lisa) of Lantana, TX, her grandchildren, Shelley (Phil) Surgent, Scott Toretti, Sara (Jim) Wadsworth, Amanda (Alex) Nuanes, Jessica (Anthony) Ault and Michael Toretti. She also leaves her great grandchildren, Emma, Abby, Nicholas, Beckham, Bennett, Hadley and Hudson, her brother, Anthony (Cecilia) of MD and her sister, Lois (the late, Richard) Shank of NC, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by her daughter, Terri, her sister, Anna (the late, Fred) Gunn and her brother, Patrick (Marijule) Grandinetti.

Betty worked at the family business, Dom’s TV and Appliance until its close at her age of 91. She and Dom loved to travel, and she was active through her life in Brownies and Girl Scouts. She enjoyed camping and loved to bowl. Her family will always remember the Holiday dinners and parties she had at her home for many years. She loved to bake and everyone loved her nut rolls and pizzelles, also her ravioli’s and wedding soup. They hold fond memories of all the good times at the backyard pool!

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for visitation on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 2:00 – 7:00 pm at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. A blessing service will be held in the chapel at the funeral home at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in honor of Betty be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 600 Waterfront Drive Ste 223, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4751.

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Originally published November 29, 2023.

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