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Winifred Pettis Argano

Obituary for Winifred Pettis Argano

June 23, 1929 - October 16, 2017
Six Mile, South Carolina | Age 88

Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother


Winifred Pettis Argano, 88, widow of Liborio Mariano Argano, died Monday, October 16, 2017 at Pruitt Health, Six Mile.

Born in Richmond, VA, she was a daughter of the late Dr. James B. and Winifred Graham Tinsley Pettis. She was a longtime resident of Spencer, NY and retired as a purchasing agent with the Department of Aging in Hauppauge, Suffolk County, NY. She was a 1951 graduate of Randolph Macon College for Women in Ashland, VA. Winifred was very active in her former community having been a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Van Etten, NY, a Lioness in the Lions Club of Spencer, NY, a member of the Purple Hats and a Lay Person with St. Marks Episcopal Church in Candor, NY. She enjoyed bowling, reading and was an avid traveler. She also enjoyed serving as a court stenographer.

Winifred is survived by a son, Mario James (Thelma) Argano of Albuquerque, NM; daughter, Ann Argano (Daniel) Hofmann of Six Mile, SC; sister, Ann Pettis Mayo of Goshen, NY; nieces, Susan and Elizabeth; nephew, John Tyler; and grandchildren, Jenna Palermo, Lauren Palermo and Michael Argano.

Funeral services will be 4 PM, Monday, October 23, 2017 in the chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central, SC.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 PM, Monday prior to the service.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at the funeral home.

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Central, SC 29630
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