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Robert J. Cirone

January 29, 1938 ~ December 24, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Robert Cirone Obituary

Born: January 29, 1938

Died: December 24, 2023

Robert J. Cirone, 85, of Peru, passed away at Memorial Hospital, Gulfport, Mississippi, surrounded by family members on December 24, 2023.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private graveside services will be at St. Vincent’s Cemetery in LaSalle, Illinois at a later date.  Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle will be entrusted with his arrangements.

Robert was born in Chicago on January 29, 1938, to Rocko(Rocky) and Anna (Pietrand) Cirone.  He grew up in Chicago, Illinois and served in the United States Army from June of 1957 until June of 1959 before working for the City of Chicago.  He married Joann Farnetti on September 5, 1964, and they remained married until her passing on September 19, 2023. Robert and Joann raised their family in Peru, Illinois,where he worked as a plumber’s apprentice before beginning his career with Western and Southern Life as an Insurance Agent.  He would go on to retire from Western and Southern Life after 25 years in 1993.

Robert is survived by three his children, Robert Cirone Jr. Of Peru, Mark (Laura) Cirone of Gulfport, MS and Cami (John) Beebe of LaSalle, four grandchildren and his sister, Julie (Cirone) Pistorio of Arizona.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Joann, his parents, Rocko and Anna, his in-laws, Joseph and Pauline (Dinoto) Farnetti, and his brother-in-law, Chuck Pistorio.


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