Obituary

Peter V. Guinta

Passed 06/09/2024

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Obituary For Peter V. Guinta

Peter Vincent Guinta , beloved husband of Mary Guinta, father of Florence Guinta and the late Peter C. Guinta, grandfather of Santino Guinta, and companion of his dog Charlie Guinta, passed away at age 83, peacefully on , June 9th, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his brother Fred. He was predeceased by his parents Carmine and Florence Guinta and his brothers Carmine and Anthony Guinta.

Peter attended New Dorp H.S.. He worked as a Shipping & Freight Salesman and later on in the Banking System.

Peter was a veteran of the United States Army , 2nd Armored Division, Hell On Wheels, George Patton's Outfit. He was also an active member of the Huttner-Pasqualini American Legion. He was also active in Veteran events.

He was a lung cancer survivor, battled it many times, and never gave up . The name Hell On Wheels was most fitting, as for any challenge thrown his way, he would navigate through it successfully, with grit, and determination.

He was an active member of St. Christopher's Parish and attended mass weekly with his grandson and as of late, daily. Peter was also an active member of the St. Christopher's Holy Name Society.

He loved sitting outside with his companion, Charlie ,the family dog . Peter also loved driving around in a nice car , listening to his favorite 50's music. He always enjoyed spending time with friends & family. He was very social and had a great sense of humor, very witty.

He was very active with his grandson. He loved spending time with him and inspiring him to be active within the church, with veteran events, baseball , house chores, and hobbies. He was a Yankee fan and loved baseball. He never missed his grandson's games.

He was a dedicated man , always there to help his family and or a friend. If you needed anything he was there. Peter was a strong spirited man , he was always the person to get the job done, reliable, and dedicated to any task he was needed for. He was a man of his word.

The memorial mass will be held at St. Christopher's Church at 10:30 a.m. on Friday 6-14-24.

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  • 06/13/2024

    My condolences. Peter was a great man.

  • 06/11/2024

    I'm so sorry for your loss to your family ,specially your mother and your son🙏 Strength and love my dear friend florence.

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  • 10 TREES

    Rhonda Calcagno planted 10 trees in memory of Peter V. Guinta . - 06/11/2024

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