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Peter Joseph Quintano

November 3, 1919 April 24, 2019
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Obituary for Peter Joseph Quintano

Loris, South Carolina

Mr. Peter Joseph Quintano, age 99, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at McLeod Loris Hospital. Mr. Quintano was born on November 3, 1919 in Bari, Italy, to the late, John Joseph Quintano and the late, Pauline Carnocchio Quintano. Mr. Quintano served his country with courage, honor, and dignity in the U.S. Army during WWII, after which, he worked as a master butcher in New Jersey where he owned and operated his own butcher shop. He loved the Yankees and the NY Giants, but had a passion for basketball and volunteered as a youth coach for many years. He was of the Catholic faith and will be dearly missed by his wife, family, and many friends.

Survivors include his wife of 76 years, Mary Margaret Diorio Quintano; three daughters, Barbara Taylor of Green Sea, SC, Cathy VanWagner of Little River, SC, and Patty Furrevig of NJ; two sons, Michael Quintano and wife, Carol of Idaho and Peter Quintano, Jr., of NJ; ten grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren that he loved dearly.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Quintano was predeceased by his five loving brothers and sisters.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Please sign Mr. Quintano’s online guestbook at or call Hardwick Funeral Home at 843-756-7001 for further information.

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