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Cooney Funeral Home
Saturday May 7th, 2022
2:00pm - 6:00pm

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Juan Puente

Juan Puente, 64, of Rogers Park formerly of West Town passed away on April 27, 2022.

Beloved son of Alicia Salinas and (the late)Juan Puente. Loving father of Christine Puente Killian and Danny (Ashley) Puente. Dearest Papa Juan of Gabriella, Charlotte and Elizabeth. Brother of Hector, Consuelo, Bertha, Herman and Anne and Tio to many.

Juan was a general contractor who specialized in rehabbing and restoring historical homes. A hard worker and good provider Juan absolutely adored spending time with his grandchildren. He collected antiques and was a frequent flea marketer. He will be missed by all who knew him.

A visitation in Juan's honor will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 2pm-6pm.

Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, IL.



A candle was lit in memory of Juan Puente

John May 29 2022 7:05 PM

16 years of friendship. There’s nobody -and never will be anybody like Juan —my Gemini friend- I loved him so much—my confidant. My person.

Ann Marie May 29 2022 5:40 PM

I am so sorry for the loads is Juan. He worked on my home from August 2022-March and again last November. I got to know him fairly well and I’m very saddened to hear the news. My deepest sympathy.

Karen Cole May 23 2022 9:44 PM

I’m so sorry to learn of Juan’s passing. I know he loved his children and grandchildren very much.

Alicia Hoffman May 23 2022 8:49 PM

Our deepest sympathy to Juan's family.
Juan and his team did a number of remodeling jobs in our house, the latest being the kitchen. They did a fabulous job, and Juan's creativity and ideas were above and beyond. We developed a great relationship with Juan, and we will miss having him come to our house to work and create a friendship. Thank you, also, Christine, for helping us tie all the loose ends together after Juan became ill.
We are grieving with you. We hope your memories will sustain you at this difficult time.

Marla McGinnis and Kevin Aldrich

Marla McGinnis May 7 2022 5:21 PM

To Juan\'s Family:
I was introduced to Juan by Harry Rivera, my friend/realtor, as a contractor who could handle a huge gut renovation job of my first house in Logan Square. Little did I know this would soon evolve from a contractor/client relationship into a 25 year friendship that went far beyond that.
Many a night after his crew left we would sit on the floor and shoot the bull with a glass of wine about all the renovations that could be possible.
I consider him a co-designer of the house.
Juan\'s intelligence, competence, sense of humor and people skills were evident during these conversations which ranged far beyond the concerns of the job of the moment.
But later whenever there was a problem he was always there. Jacqui and I would be confronted with some situation at the house, turn and look at each other and holler \"call Juan now!\" Next morning there was the banged-up white van parked in front...a joke, a smile and a request for coffee to follow.
Your loss is immense, and we too have heavy hearts.

Mitch Covic and Jacqui Ulrich

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Mitch Covic and Jacqui Ulrich May 6 2022 10:56 PM

Dan, Ashley and Family,
We are very sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. May he Rest In Peace. Find comfort knowing your friends are thinking of you.

Maryanne&Jerry Jakubowski May 5 2022 3:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Juan Puente

Bill Worthington May 5 2022 10:41 AM

They are a wonderful family. Love every one of them. My heart aches for the family and the sweet remembrances.

Joel Applegate May 5 2022 10:38 AM

Juan, We will miss you at our family events. Rest In Peace.

Karen And Tom Moore May 5 2022 8:27 AM

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