Peter Visintin

Gillespie | Thursday, February 25 2021 |

Peter Greg Visintin, Sr., 71, of Gillespie, IL, died at his residence on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:02 pm. 

He was born on January 28, 1950, in Litchfield, IL. He married Catherine (Demuzio) Visintin on May 4, 1974, in Gillespie, IL. 

He was a veteran of the US Army after having served during Vietnam. He was retired after having been an automobile mechanic and the director of the bus garage for Community Unit School District 7. Peter was a ham radio operator and a member of the VFW Post 4547 of Gillespie, IL. 

He is survived by his father, Kenneth Ruyle of Gillespie, IL, spouse, Catherine Visintin of Gillespie, IL, son, Peter Greg (Elizabeth) Visintin Jr. of Gillespie, IL, granddaughter, Zephaniah Visintin of Gillespie, IL, brother, Gary (Roseann) Visintin of Gillespie, IL, sisters in-laws, Marlene Demuzio and Donna (Jim) Burke.  Peter was preceded in death by his mother, Anna ( Gregus) Ruyle, father in law and mother-in-law, Vincent and Catherine Demuzio. 

Friends may call on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at SS Simon & Jude Church, Gillespie, IL from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. 

Funeral services are Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm at SS Simon & Jude Church, Gillespie, IL with Father Michael Haag officiating. 

COVID 19 guidelines will be followed including mandatory masks. Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospital, St. Louis, MO or Partnership For Educational Excellence District #7. 

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at

Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Home

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