CHANUTE, KANSAS: Peter Joseph Andrew Passantino, age 52, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 peacefully in his sleep following an unexpected terminal illness which he was diagnosed with on January 4th 2019.
Mr. Passantino was born July 30, 1966 in Riverhead, New York. His parents were Joseph Thomas Passantino and Lee (Coddington) Beauregard. He had lived in Chanute since 2005.
He worked as a Long Haul Truck Driver for most of his years. He was a veteran of the US Army Rangers-Airborne. His favorite hobbies included spending time with his grandchildren.
Peter was married to Christina Carla Giordano-Passantino on November 18, 1988 in Italy. She survives.
Additional survivors include one son, Pietro Andrew Short, Las Vegas, NV; 2 daughters, Anna Jo Short, Chanute, KS and Isabella Nicole Short, Chanute, KS; his father, Joseph Thomas Passantino and step-mother Patsy Passantino, Jay, OK; his mother, Lee Beauregard, Meza, AZ.; two brothers, Christopher Passantino, State of North Carolina; Jerry Stapp-Step Brother, Neosho, MO; three sisters, Nancy Battterson, Columbus, OH, Rosalee Wood, Las Vegas, NV, Step-sister Sandra Short, Webb City, MO; and 4 grandchildren, Kohlten Short, Allie Hodges, Jesse Acklin and Ruger Acklin.
Peter was entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS for cremation. No service has been planned at this time.