Renato passed away peacefully at home on March 22, 2019. He is survived by his wife of fifty years Irene; his sons, Marco, Paul and Richard; as well as his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was born on July 25th 1927, in Rome, Italy. After completing his university studies and military service, he moved to the US in 1952. That year he married Barbara Beeman and they had three children. They divorced in 1968.
Renato married Irene Atturo in 1969 and they settled in Arlington, Virginia in the early 1970's. He had a successful career both as an entrepreneur and as a marketing executive until his retirement in the mid-90's.
Renato was interested in real estate and invested in local residential property. He was an avid reader and enjoyed immersing himself in the study of history (especially World War II), politics and economics. A speaker of four languages, he had a keen interest in international affairs, and closely followed political and social events around the world. He thoroughly read two newspapers each day until just before his death.
Services will be held Monday April 1, 2019 at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Drive, Alexandria, VA. The family will visit with friends and relatives between 10 AM and 11 AM., followed by a service at 11 AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers please contribute to Capital Caring Hospice.