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Dawn Seiter

Letti Petito

April 06, 1958 - December 18, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Letti Petito and to create a space for you to share your personal memories, stories, and photos should you feel inclined to share. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Taking into consideration the safety and...  see more

My Bride, My Love, My Heart, Letti Petito, passed away on December 18, 2020. I held her hand, caressed her forehead and told her how much we all love her. I told her she was now in charge. Together we walked hand in hand through marriage and life. We would walk through this together too. Shortly after, the greatest heart, the biggest heart I’ve ever known beat for the last time. Her greatest love in life were her Sons, Al Seiter and...  see more
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  • GatheringUs Support Team
    From Cathy Paul:

    I had the honor of meeting Letti and Al and Dawn's wedding. It is rare to meet someone that you feel you have an instant connection to, and she hugged me upon being introduced to her as if we'd known each other for years. What struck...  more
  • Nathan Petitti6
    There is no one memory of my little Filipino mom. The memories that I have wilI be of a home away from home, a family away from mine, a place to be loved and a mom who wasn't blood while treating me as such. Whether it was Ian and I going to visit her at...  more
  • Cathy Paul
    What I remember the most is your mom's beautiful smile, and how she hugged me like I was her own daughter at your wedding. We laughed when we discovered we were born only 9 days apart, and giggled over thoughts exchanged about how we were true Aries...  more
  • Swati Khurana
    Sending so much love and care to all of Letti's loved ones. Through Ian's powerful writing, I recall Letti's beautiful spirit and enormous heart. A muse to her son, she was an inspiration for all of us at Hunter. She will always be remembered <3
  • Clare Needham
    I remember Letti and Ian dancing ecstatically and beautifully at Ian's wedding till Letti, overjoyed, pulled Ian off-balance...all my love to you and your family, Ian. Letti is in our hearts <3
  • Jen Lue
    So much love to you and your family, Ian. I remember hearing stories about your family at Hunter - Letti will not be forgotten <3 <3 <3.
  • Taylor Pilz
    I spent a weekend with the Petito family in 2015 before Ian and Autumn moved to Brooklyn. Letti welcomed me into her home for the weekend, I remember she was so full of joy and life, her spirit was infectious and she just made you smile. I also remember...  more
  • Al Seiter