Peter I. Pellicoro

March 11, 1940 - November 9, 2017

Peter Ignatius Pellicoro, 77, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2007, formerly of Ship Bottom, NJ, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Cape Coral. He was born March 11, 1940 in Newark, NJ to Nicholas and Grace Pellicoro, now deceased.

Peter was of the Catholic faith and was deeply religious. He served as a Green Beret in the United States Army and was an Army Reservist for over 20 years, retiring in the year 2000. One of his greatest accomplishments was the role he played in the foundation of the Barnegat Public Library in 1979. He received his M.B.A. from Farleigh Dickinson University and worked as an adjunct professor at Ocean County Community College. He realized his retirement dream to move to Florida in the year 2007. He will be lovingly remembered by his children and grandchildren and all who knew him.

He is survived by three loving children, Kathleen Thompson (John) of Ocean View, NJ, Kimberly Rogers (Mark) of England, and Keith Pellicoro of Cape Coral; two siblings, Fabio Pellicoro and Mary Bruno, both of NJ; four grandchildren, Grace, Ike, Sebastian and Joshua; as well as his former wife, Anne Pellicoro of NJ.

Peter was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Grace Pellicoro.

Memorial Services will be held in March 2018. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Peter Ignatius Pellicoro are suggested to Cape Coral Military Museum, 4820 Leonard Street, Cape Coral FL 33904, where he was an active volunteer while living in Cape Coral.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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