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Craig R. Chione

August 15, 1977 — September 15, 2021

Craig R. Chione

MORTON – Craig R. Chione, 44, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in Morton.

He was born on August 15, 1977, in Peoria, Ill., to Robert and Veronica (Leonard) Chione, of Morton. They survive.

Also surviving are two sisters, Jennifer Stealy of North Pekin, and Meaghan (Brian Miller) Chione of Morton; and three nephews, Jaxson, Auston, and Triston Stealy.

He worked for Caterpillar, Inc. in East Peoria.

Craig was a loving and compassionate son, brother, and uncle. He enjoyed camping, fishing, stock car racing, and was a self-confessed comedian.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A private family service will be held at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with Deacon Kevin Zeeb officiating.

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Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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