Pietro (Butch) Valentinuzzi of Palm Coast passed away on December 31, 2018. He was born in Plainfield, NJ on October 31, 1942 and moved to Jacksonville Beach with his parents and sister in 1958 where he attended Fletcher High School.
After moving to Jacksonville Beach, Pietro began working in his uncle's restaurant, Nick's Pizza, and became owner of Nick's Pizza in the 1970's. He was a past member of Beaches Kiwanis Club. Pietro's favorite pastime was spending time with his wife and daughters. He also enjoyed taking family and friends for rides along the intracoastal in his past boats the Lisa-Helene II and the Lisa-Helene III.
Pietro is survived by his wife of 58 years, Edna Howard Valentinuzzi of Palm Coast, daughter Lisanne Valentinuzzi of Jacksonville, daughter and son-in-law Helene and John Ackerman of St. Augustine, sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth and Larry Tynch of Edenton, NC, and nephew Kenneth Tynch of Charlotte, NC.
A private funeral will be held, and he will be buried at H. Warren Smith Cemetery.


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