Peter John "Pete" Pasquinelli
Peter John "Pete" Pasquinelli, 77, of Mt. Vernon died 5 a.m. May
13, 2005, at his home.
He was a retired laborer and had worked for Dowser Electric for more
than 25 years.
Born Oct. 7, 1927, in Butler, Penn. to Augusto and Valentina (Del
Tredici) Pasquinelli, he married Holly Holler on Sept. 3, 1960, in Salem.
Memorial mass willbe 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church
in Mt. Vernon. The chaplain of American Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon
will conduct a military flag presentation upon the conclusion of the
Father Dan Jurek will officiate and burial will be in St. Mary's
Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
He is survived by his wife of Mt. Vernon; two sons, Christopher
Pasquinelli of Mt. Vernon and Reed Pasquinelli of Richmond, Ind.; a daughter
Valentina Pasquinelli of San Antonio, a sister Mary Onufrak of Butler
Penn. and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Pete was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving a total
of 21 years in the U.S. Air Force.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon, VFW Post
1376 and of the Air Force Sergeants Association.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to St. Mary
School and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home
where you may call 242-3348.
Date: May 14, 2005
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ida Reeves