September 24, 2021 - July 04, 2013
Carl M. Firetto, 56, of Economy Borough, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, in his home, after a courageous four-year battle with synovial sarcoma. Carl was the beloved husband of Cynthia (Dorencamp) for 31 years; proud father of Carla (father-in-law of Nicholas Benard) and Matthew; loving son of the late Michael and Josephine Firetto, who survives; and brother of Michael, John (Ann), Alan, Catherine and Karen (Bradley) Rosenberg. Carl is also survived by numerous cousins; nieces; nephews; and close friends. Together, Carl and Cindy were founding members of Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma. Carl took great pride raising funds for sarcoma research as well as promoting awareness of his rare cancer. Carl loved hunting, fishing and, especially, spending time with his family. He was proud of his 30-year sales and management career at General Motors dealerships, notably at Troy-Alan Cars. He also served as president of the Pittsburgh Truck Club. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Road, 724-772-8800. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in St. Ferdinand Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to PittsburghCureSarcoma.org (Team Carl), P.O. Box 194, Gibsonia, PA 15044-0194.