Valentine "Val" Pescatore

Born: Sun., Feb. 24, 1946
Died: Thu., Jun. 6, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 11, 2019
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Wed., Jun. 12, 2019
Location: St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

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Mr. Valentine Pescatore, age 73 of Robinson, IL died Thursday June 6, 2019 at 1:10 PM at Aperion/Burgin Manor in Olney, IL following several months of failing health.

Born February 24, 1946 in Philadelphia, PA the son of Augustine J. and Loretta Marie (Bryan) Pescatore.  On November 8, 1986 he married Kathleen M. (Fabris) and she survives.

Val worked for U.S. Customs as an inspector for 36 years at Dulles Airport, Chantilly, VA; Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland and McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey.  He served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1971; was a 4th Degree in the Knights of Columbus #1704, Newton, IL; member of E.M. Coulter Post #69 of the American Legion; member of the Crawford County Senior Choir as well as the Lincoln Trail College Choir; member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Oblong, IL and served as Lector and Cantor and Usher at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Robinson, IL and was a member of the Alumni Chorus of St. James High School, Eddystone, PA and an honorary life member of St. Eugene’s Choir in Primos, PA.

Survivors include his wife, K.M. “Kaye” Pescatore, Robinson, IL; stepsons and spouses, David Joseph and Holly Gallagher, Robinson, IL, Kevin Michael Gallagher, Oblong, IL,  Brian Richard and Tracy Gallagher, Aston, PA; step-daughter, Jennifer Gallagher, Ingleside, IL; brothers and sister-in-law, Joseph Thomas Pescatore, PA, Thomas Anthony and Dawn Pescatore, Philadelphia, PA; sister and brother-in-law, Roseann Marie and Robert Squitiere, Springfield, PA; two step grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Mass will be Wednesday June 12th, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Robinson, IL with Rev. Fr. James Flach celebrating the Mass.  Visitation will be Tuesday June 11th, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL.  Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Palestine, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Knights of Columbus Service will be conducted Tuesday June 11th, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  Military graveside rites performed by the combined units of E.M. Coulter Post #69 American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4549 and AMVETS Post #33.

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Ann Gallagher Brockett
   Posted Sun June 09, 2019
Kaye, and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.
It's been a sad few months.

Norman & Vivian Tracy
   Posted Sun June 09, 2019
Val has been a wonderful neighbor. Always friendly and ready with a smile and a greeting. We will miss Val living next door. God bless and keep you Kaye.

Ginny Jones, Las Vegas NV
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
Kaye, So sorry to hear of your loss and did not know you were back in Crawford county. Love to you and the boys.

Angela McCullough
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019
Sorry to hear of your loss. You & your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort your heart and give you peace.

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