Pete John Pianalto

Pete John Pianalto, 96, of Tontitown, died November 1, 2018 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. He was born December 8, 1921 in Tontitown to Joe and Annie Cigainero Pianalto.

Pete served in the Army during World War II. He was a farmer throughout his life and considered to be a professional Bocce Ball player.  Pete served on the Tontitown Planning Commission and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years Lucy “Lou” (Franco) Pianalto; four children, Deloris Green and husband Ken, Donnie Pianalto and wife Shirley, Ronald Pianalto and wife Terri, and Roger Pianalto; five grandchildren, Stephen Green and wife Rebecca, Ryan Pianalto and wife Christy, Clint Pianalto and wife Sarah, Shelly Bewley and husband Brian, and Justin Pianalto and wife Casey; ten great-grandchildren, Brock, Gilli, Connor, Rosie, Colby, Gibson, Reece, Cason, Harper, Ava; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, November 6, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tontitown with interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 39, Tontitown, AR 72770, or Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762.