Michael R. Cristallino

March 13, 1947 - April 13, 2021

Michael R. Cristallino
Age 74, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Born March 13, 1947, son of the late Russell V. and Eleanor (Ranallo) Cristallino. Mike married his high school sweetheart and love of his life Carol (Gigler) Cristallino on July 11, 1970. Mike and his “Angel” recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He was the loving father of Michael (Linda), and Daniel (Christine) Cristallino and was the proud grandfather of Nate, Allison, Mia, and Adam, who each adored their Pappy. Mike is also survived by his sister Roberta (Patrick) Knowles, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, loving nieces and nephews, and countless friends.

Mike was a Vietnam Veteran serving four years in the U.S. Navy. He was a dedicated Patriot that did not discuss his time in the US Navy until later in his life. He was very proud of his time served, and his accomplishments in the Vietnam War. He retired from PepsiCo in 2007 with 36 years of service. He was a hard working, dedicated family man, who saw people at both their best and at their worst. He will be lovingly remembered for his kind heart, outgoingness, and most importantly, the love for his family. Mike provided his sons with a foundation to not only be successful men, but husbands, and fathers to his grandchildren.
Mike loved vacationing in Myrtle Beach and in his spare time enjoyed shooting skeet and trap at several local sportsman’s clubs. His strong faith in God and the church was unwavering.
Private family arrangements are under the direction of Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Mike’s name to Animal Friends.

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  • Karyn Brooks

    Mike and Carol were some of my favorite neighbors. Mike was one of THE best men I knew. We had the most fun on Fayette Dr & Somerset Dr. with impromptu BBQ’s, snow shoveling pathways for the newspaper, etc. It saddens me to know that Mike has passed away. Love and blessings to his family.

  • Michael C Cristallino

    You are greatly missed by all of us. I hate doing this, but I feel it necessary to share my thoughts. We will not be the same without you. We all will grow and flourish with the messages that you have instilled in us. Family first, and do what is right. “Let your conscience be your guide”. You have been a great patriarch for our family. Your message and close family bonds have been felt throughout the entire group. It will be a struggle for all of us, but rest in peace as we will get through. The entire family has mom taken care of. I love you Dad!!

  • Andrea Scott

    I am so sorry to hear about Mike. I will always remember our hours of sitting at the beach in Myrtle. Bob and Mike talking and you and I soaking up the sun. You are in our thoughts and prayers

  • Jim & Gayle Steck

    So sad to learn of Mike’s passing. We would often see Mike on our daily walks and he would always address us individually and by our names. It seems a small thing but it showed he cared about each person. We always felt good after talking to him. Our heartfelt sympathies to Carol and all the Cristallino family.

  • Darlene Harrington & David Yessel

    We are so sorry to hear about Mike, and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  • Jay Sukits

    I was very sorry to hear about Michael. Mike and I were close friends when we were very young. Our families were as well. I have so many great memories of dinners and picnics with all of the Cristallino family. My deepest sympathy to Carol and Roberta.

  • Kathy & Dave Miller

    Carol…we were so sad to hear about Mike. Always enjoyed talking with you both & sharing grandchildren stories. He will be missed…sending our sympathy & prayers to you & your family. 🙏🏻💙

  • Jay and Pam Bullie

    Carol, We are so sorry to hear bout the death of Mike. Our thoughts and prayers for comfort are with you and your family.

  • Sandi & Mark Kuritzky

    Carol & Family- Mike was a treasure and gift to our community. Always so friendly to everyone. Our deepest sympathy. May God watch over you all.

  • cathy A ross

    Carol I was so shocked to hear of Mikes sudden passing. I will always remember his warm smile and the day he helped me catch a runaway dog! He was a very kind soul. May God bless you and hold you and give you strength as you mourn.

  • Tom &Terri Goda

    With deep sorrow I write this message to Carol and her family. Tom will be devastated. Our prayers are with all of you.

  • Barbara Schneider

    Carol, we are deeply sorry to hear about Mike. Mike was a good soul. We pray you would be comforted with the love of God and your family. We can’t imagine how you must feel.

  • Dan and Gloria Mason

    We were so shocked and saddened to hear of Mike’s sudden passing . Dan and I were out walking last week and had the pleasure of visiting with Mike and Carol as he sat on the porch and Carol was doing some gardening . What a beautiful couple!
    We commented on how we’ve missed seeing them to chat and enjoy this sweet couple over the last year. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Carol and to their beloved family ❤️. Many prayers being sent in Mike’s behalf and appreciation of his example of faith and love of God, family and everyone who knew him.🙏.
    Gloria and Dan Mason
    Liberty Hills friends

  • Terry and Carole Timblin

    What sad news to hear of Mikes passing. To Carol and sons, we extend our very deepest sympathy. Mike will be very missed by all. God bless this family and and help them through this sad time.

  • susan eckert

    We are so shocked and sad to hear this news. Our hearts go out to the family.

  • Rick and Cindy kobus and family

    We are so saddened to hear of Mikes passing . Anthony sends his condolences also. We were remembering of you guys coming to Anthony and Amy’s wedding . Prayers for all of you . If you need anything we still live up the street from your previous home . Hugs and more importantly PRAYERS!!

  • Peggy Walton

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I knew Mike when I did the credit union at Pepsi.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. He was a wonderful person.

  • John and Maddy Edleman

    We send condolences to all of your family for your loss. May Mike Rest In Peace.

  • Ellery Bonnette

    My heart breaks for you and your family You will be in my thoughts and prayers.Thinking of you Ellery and Mike

  • Thomas & Barbara Moran

    There are no words to write to express the sorrow, loss, and huge void we all feel. No one ever had a truer friend in life. He has a special place in our hearts for the remainder of our lives.

  • roberta knowles

    Rest in peace.


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