Mike Petillo, Tenor
Mike Petillo, charter member of the Caritas Chamber Chorale, has actively participated in Catholic parish music ministry for over 30 years in New Jersey and Florida, including 10 years under the direction of Barbara Sanderman. During this time he has served as a choir member and leader of congregational song. He continues as both at Our Lady of the Mount Roman Catholic Church in Warren, NJ and St. Martha Catholic Church in Sarasota, FL.
Mike was educated at St. John’s University, New York City, earning a B.S. degree in Mathematics, and at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, where he received an M.S. in Computer Science. Now retired from a career as a software engineer with AT&T Bell Labs and several small consulting firms, Mike includes computer technology among his special interests. In his spare time, Mike enjoys traveling and music of all genres. Motivated by his love of reading, he is a regular volunteer at the Warren Township branch of the Somerset County Library System. Mike resides in Warren with his wife Adrianne, who serves as Caritas Public Relations Coordinator.