Passing of Arleen Pisano, mother of Kathy Pisano (Retired District 3)

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Arleen Pisano, mother of Kathy Pisano (Retired District 3).

Arleen Pisano
1928 – 2018 Obituary

Arleen Pisano Obituary

WASHINGTON — Arleen Doris Pisano, 89, of Washington, passed away at 12:22 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018 at UnityPoint Health – Proctor in Peoria.
Born July 21, 1928 in Bendon, Michigan to Fred and Jessie (McCuaig) Beaton, she married Joseph Pisano on July 5, 1952 in Traverse City, Michigan. He died September 27, 2007 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother and sister-in-law, Eldon and Cleora Beaton.

Surviving are three sons, Tom (Jackie) Pisano of Germantown Hills, Chris (Brenda) Pisano of East Peoria, and Michael (Cheryl) Pisano of Belleview, Florida; one daughter, Kathy Pisano of Washington; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was looking forward to the birth of two great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Christ Bible Church in Creve Coeur.

A homemaker, Arleen enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, going to church, watching Alaska shows on television, and was an avid reader. She also enjoyed her time in Michigan and traveling with Eldon and Cleora.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. The Rev. Tom Pisano, her son, will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Inland Township Cemetery in Interlochen, Michigan at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Bible Church, 133 Elmridge Place, Creve Coeur, IL 61610 or to UnityPoint Hospice, 221 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61636.

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Published in Peoria Journal Star from Apr. 27 to Apr. 29, 2018

Please keep the Pisano family in your thoughts and prayers.


Frank Wallace, Secretary
F.O.P. SOS Investigators Lodge #95

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