John Thomas Hunt
02/16/1937 - 09/04/2020
Obituary for John Thomas Hunt
John Thomas (Tom) Hunt of Rockford died Friday, September 4th in his home. He was born February 16, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Curtis and Ethel Hunt. He was a pharmacist at Downtown Discount Drugs.
Survived by his children, Laurie (Gary) Van Duyne, Curtis Hunt, Carrie (Jennifer) Hunt, and Andy (Beth) Hunt. He is also survived by his Rockford family: His companion for many years, Maureen Pipitone and her children: Tony (Sarah), Pat (Lori), Paul (Gloria Sigala), Andy (Julie), and Angelo.
Grandchildren: Matthew and Brent Van Duyne, Ben, Madeline, and Thomas Hunt, Charles, Drew, and Molly Hunt, and Michaela, AJ, Hannah, Ryan, Ethan, and Macy Pipitone.
Great grandchildren: Colin, Zander, Ryan, Chance, Nolan, and Madden Van Duyne.
Special friend: Tom Miller
Predeceased by his parents and his sister, Marilyn V. Robb.
Tom enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, golf, and poker. He was a respected pharmacist and owned and operated Hunt’s Pharmacy in Wilmington, IL the first half of his 50+ year career. He than became one of Rockford’s premiere compounding pharmacists and he was a pharmaceutical lab instructor at UIC.
Celebration of Life will be from 2pm until 3:30pm Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the Venetian Club 2180 Elmwood Road, Rockford. In lieu of flowers Tom’s wishes were to support his great grandson’s fight with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. Donations appreciated to “The Benefit of Chance VanDuyne”.
Celebration of Life
2180 Elmwood Road
Rockford, IL 61103
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