Pete Musto
January 14, 1966 - March 18, 2023

After an almost three-year battle with Chondrosarcoma of the Larynx,
Pete passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 18, 2023

Massachusetts Service:
Saturday March 25, 2023
Visitation: 9:00AM-11:00AM
Service: 11:00AM
Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home
263 Main St, Woburn, MA 01801

Friday April 14, 2023
Visitation: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Service: 12:00PM
Luncheon: 1:00PM
St Joseph the Worker
7180 Hemlock Ln N, Maple Grove MN 55369


Friday May 5, 2023
Visitation: 8:30AM-9:30AM
Service: 9:30AM
St. Joseph Marello Parish
237 William St., Pittston, PA 18640 

New Orleans
Sunday June 11, 2023
Funeral Second Line

Jackson Square
New Orleans, LA


In lieu of flowers, Pete's family requests that donations be made to RACE Cancer Foundation for the newly created Pete Musto Scholarship Fund. Pete's scholarship will support students at Pennsylvania State University (Pete's alma mater) who've been personally impacted by cancer.

Please donate online via the button below, or mail a check, payable to RACE Cancer Foundation, to:
RACE Cancer Foundation
Pete Musto Scholarship Fund
45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

March 18, 2023

I’m not quite sure how to write these words, but Pete passed away this morning around 6:30. His family was here and by his side, and he was peaceful. I am glad that he won’t have to suffer anymore, and know that he is in…

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March 15, 2023

Sorry for the lack of update yesterday, but Pete has had a couple of days with pretty significant anxiety.  The hospice team is working on coming up with something to help him settle.  Always the overachiever, he seems to outwill any medication they have tried. …

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March 12, 2023

Today was another good day.  Not too much new information to report.  We’re just focusing on relaxation and comfort.  He’s is very much enjoying the meals that have been delivered by everyone. He still has his appetite and is fortunate to have so many different…

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March 11, 2023

Today was a good day.  Most of the family has now come to visit, and it’s so nice to be able to talk to everyone and put some of the emotions into words.  It’s nice for everyone to be able to say what they want…

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March 9, 2023

After several good days in a row, today wasn’t quite as good.  Nothing specific, just an overall feeling of yuck.  Ups and downs.  It’s been a busy couple of weeks, so maybe after a hopefully good night of sleep things will feel better in the…

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March 8, 2023

Today was another good day.  Pete actually said he wished he felt this good every day.  There has been a steady stream of visitors.  It is so amazing to have such an incredible outpouring of love and support.  He works with such amazing people and…

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March 7, 2023

New hospice came out today.  They have definitely been more informative and responsive than the previous one.  They have given us several good tips and ideas, so that is promising.  Time will tell.   Pete had a great morning.   When the nurse came out she even…

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March 6, 2023

Well, the first week of hospice started out pretty rocky.  Not because of Pete, but because of hospice. Apparently they weren’t all created equally.  We interviewed a new service today that seems much more responsive and collaborative.  We have begun the transfer process to them…

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February 28, 2023

After an almost three-year battle with Chondrosarcoma of the Larynx, Pete was put on hospice care last week.  The cancer was diagnosed initially in August of 2020, after he developed a progressively hoarse voice earlier in the year (during the initial Covid lockdown).  This type…

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