John Saraceno

Obituary of John Saraceno

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On Friday, June 24th , 2022, John Saraceno, loving husband and father of four

children, passed away at the age of 88 in Wildwood, NJ.

John was born on June 30, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to John and Mary (DelRossi)

Saraceno, brother to Dominic (Sportelli) and Anna (DeFeo).

On May 5, 1956, he married the love of his life Romona Mazza. They raised three

sons, John, Brian and Mark, and one daughter, Karen. He is also survived by two

grandsons, Mark & Harley.

John attended the South Philadelphia School for Boys and was a Veteran of the US

Army in the Corp of Engineers. He was also a long-standing member of the Sons

of Italy.

He was a self-employed contractor who single handedly raised their A-frame

home into a two-story dwelling on Hildreth Avenue. He was a former security

guard at The Spectrum in Philly and worked for Lion Tours for over 20 years.

John’s last place of employment was at the Convention Center as a parking

attendant at 85 years old.

John loved Philadelphia sports teams, especially the Eagles & Phillies. He was a

huge fan of Frank Sinatra. As an avid reader, he would read the newspaper every

day from cover to cover and had colorful commentaries about the articles and

world affairs.

He was also known for his quick wit, his infectious smile and his kind and

compassionate spirit. John was a “good guy” and admired by many. He loved

having a house filled with people, conversation & laughter but by far, his greatest

accomplishment was his family. He will be deeply missed.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated July 1, 2022 at St. Ann’s Church, 2900

Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ where friends may call from 10am-11am. Interment

will be in the VA Cemetery, Cape May Courthouse.

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10:00 am - 10:45 am
Friday, July 1, 2022
St. Ann's Church
2900 Atlantic Ave.
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, July 1, 2022
2900 Atlantic Ave.
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States


12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Friday, July 1, 2022
Cape May County Veterans Cemetery
Crest Haven Rd.
Cape May Court House, New Jersey, United States
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