John Allen Pettit

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JOHN ALLEN PETTIT CRETE, IL
John Allen Pettit, age 45, of Crete, passed away suddenly on April 26, 2013. John is survived by his parents, Karren and Lowell Pettit of Park Forest, IL; daughter, Elaine; and son, John Andrew of New Lenox, IL; sister, Susan Clough of Crete, IL; brother, George (Dawn "Cricket") Pettit of Dyer, IN; loving niece and nephews: Bridgette, Christopher, Noah and Riley. He was preceded in death by grandparents: John "Jack" and Stella Harvey and Vida Zahina; brother-in-law, Patrick Clough. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at Fagen Miller Funeral Home 8580 Wicker Ave. (Indianapolis Blvd), St. John, IN. Friends are invited to visit with the family prior to the services on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at Fagen Miller Funeral Home. John was a graduate of Crete-Monee High School and went onto the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned a degree in Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering. He was a dedicated and devoted father who loved anything related to his children. He was a baseball coach and spent many hours at dance practices and recitals. John always had a passion for outer space and was a true Trekkie. He was an Eagle Scout and played the trumpet for many years. John especially enjoyed time with family and friends and his smile will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to John's children. www.fagenmiller.com

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(219) 365-2674
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Published in The Times from May 2 to May 3, 2013
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