Clifford Peter Pienta

January 17, 1944 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 77)

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Clifford "Pete" Pienta                01/17/1944 - 08/24/2021

Retired CPD, U.S.A/F/ Veteran.

Devoted father of Geoff (Norah), Michelle, Tiffany ( Alan ) Negron, Jennifer, Peter, and Justin; Loving grandfather of Annabeth Pienta Woodham, Caden, Coby, and Baby Negron ( October, 2021 ), Nathan, Benjamin, Alison, Violet Wolfe, ( the late ) Kazimierz Clifford, and Lincoln Mayes. Cliff was born to his beloved parents, Casimir and Virginia ( nee Goga ) Pienta, and is a cherished brother to the late Michael Stephen, Mitchell, Dennis, Chris (Kate), Maryeve ( Dr. Terrence ) Lerner, and Russell ( Donna ). Dear uncle to many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews; and cousin to more than we can count. Dear friend of many, especially Elizabeth Pienta.

Cliff lived and worked in Chicago most of his life, with the exception of four years in thr Air Force when he was stationed at various bases in the continental United States. After 30 years on the Chicago Police Department as a decorated Police Officer, Cliff spent many years in security at McCormick Place Chicago. The three things in life that he was most proud of were his family, his service to our country, and the many years in police work.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation at

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 3-8:00 pm and Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 8 - 9:15 am at St. Barbara Church, 2859 South Throop Street, Chicago, IL 60608, with a funeral mass celebrated at 9:30 am. INT. Private, (773)927-6424.




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August 31, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Barbara Church

Funeral Mass
September 1, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Barbara Church

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