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James K. Pinta

July 17, 1954 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 67)


James K. Pinta, 67, of Fayetteville, Pennsylvania passed away October 27, 2021 at home after putting up a good fight since his fall in August of 2020. He was born on July 17, 1954  in Alton, Illinois  to Paul  and Delores  (Wilkens) Pinta. Jim graduated from Cahokia high school in 1972. He missed being on the lake fishing, but enjoyed eating at Steak 'n Shake, and watching the St. Louis Cardinals baseball games.

Jim is survived by his wife of 38 years, Cheryl (McFadden) Pinta, his son, Anthony (Lonica) Pinta, and granddaughter, Ariana Pinta. He is also survived by his sister Sue (Joe) Riekens and his brothers David and Cory Pinta.    In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his nephew Todd Pinta.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Braun Funeral Home in Columbia Illinois, time to be determined. Services entrusted to Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Ltd., Chambersburg. Online condolences may be expressed at

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