Sara F. (Pettinato) Chenault, 101, of Avon passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the Villages of Avon.
Sara was born on September 5, 1919 in Knox, Indiana to Genarro Pettinato and Letitia (Baffa) Pettinato of Santa Sofia D’Epiro, Italy.
Sara was preceded in death by her late husband, Emmitt Howard Chenault. They were married for over 46 years and lived their early years in South Bend, Indiana and later moved to Terre Haute, Indianapolis, Danville, and finally Plainfield.
Sara was a housewife and later employed with the Selective Service System. She was member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Mooresville.
Sara enjoyed spending her time antiquing, crocheting, needlepoint, word and board games, and watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.
She is survived by her son, David Chenault and spouse Rebecca of Avon and her two grandsons: James Chenault (San Jose, CA) and Jeff Chenault (Menifee, CA).
She is preceded in death by her parents, 6 siblings and her husband, Emmitt Chenault (deceased October 1995).
Services will be Friday, January 29, 2021 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1200 North Indiana Street, Mooresville, IN 46158. Visitation will be 11:00 to 12:00 PM, Mass will be from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Graveside services will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery, 709 Harding Street, Plainfield, IN 46168.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation to your favorite charity be made in Sara’s name or a tree be planted in her memory by visiting the floral store at www.bakerfuneralservice.com Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield is handling the arrangements.
All guests attending visitation and/or services will be required to wear a mask at all times in an effort to promote a safe environment. You are also invited to watch the services via live stream on the Hall-Baker Funeral Home Facebook Page.
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