Ridgewood icon Peter Cardella dies at 97

Dec 06, 2014 1171

by Mark Lord

Pietro Cardella, known throughout southwest Queens as Peter, was a much-loved and well-respected member of the Ridgewood community for decades, right up until his death last Wednesday at the age of 97.

At his wake, held last weekend at the Glascott Funeral Home on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, Cardella was fondly remembered by many friends and relatives, including his son-in-law Joe Ferretti, who referred to him simply as "the last great man."

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Source: http://www.qchron.com/

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