Gerald "Nick" K. Piunti

1942-01-26 - 2021-09-25

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street Crete IL (Map-it)


Service Date: 0000-00-00

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Place of Service: Crete United Methodist Church 1321 Main Street, Crete, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-672-7600

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Gerald “Nick” Kenneth Piunti, Born on January 26, 1942 in Chicago Heights, Illinois to Lito and Evelyn Piunti.   Met his Heavenly Father on September 25, 2021 in Crete, Illinois.

Beloved husband, caring father, and loyal friend. Avid golfer, bowler, and dancer.  Superintendent for Road Construction Company until his retirement in 1999.

Survived by: Wife Phyllis Jean Piunti (White). Daughters Kelly Jean Payette and Jamie Lizabeth Miller (Jon). Siblings Judy Kokas (late brother in law, Jerry), late brother Gerard  Piunti (Lynn), Darlene Raquino (Mario) and Richard Piunti (late sister in law, Kathy). Grandchildren Chelsi Smith (Todd) and Jaden Payette. Step-grandchildren Quinn Miller, Noah Miller, and Emily Miller. Great-grandchildren Penelope Smith, Genevieve Smith, Vincent Smith, Kensington Smith, and step-great granddaughter, Scarlett Miller. Eight nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service to be held at Crete United Methodist Church, 1321 Main St, Crete, IL 60417 on Saturday, October 23rd  at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for memorial donations to be made in Gerald’s name to the National Animal Welfare Society (NAWS) located at 9981 W. 190th St., Unit A, Mokena, IL 60448 or online at or The American Lung Association at

If you’d like to send cards of remembrance and condolences, they may be sent to the family at 639 Huntley Terrace, Crete,  Illinois  60417.



1 Comment

  1. Myrtle & Lanier Jackson on October 22, 2021 at 5:04 pm
    Please accept our most sincerest condolences.

    The Jackson’s ~ neighbors

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