St Mary's Catholic Church
230 W Galveston St
Chandler, AZ 85225
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Villaverde, John P.
of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully on May 22, 2016 in Chandler, AZ. John was born December 7, 1940 in Superior, AZ. He graduated from Superior High School and attended Arizona State University on a football scholarship. He received a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in education as well as an Administrative certificate. He went on to become a teacher, coach and principal. John changed careers and became a highly successful car salesman for Brown & Brown Chevrolet. John loved being around family and friends. He enjoyed music, dancing, sports, reading western novels, going to the casino and racetrack. He loved to cook and had a hearty appetite. John was generous and giving to all. John was preceded in death by daughters Bridget and Veronica, parents Ygnacio and Jessie Villaverde, sister Frances SantaMaria, brother Jesse Villaverde. He is survived by brothers Ygnacio (Dora), Bobby and Tony Villaverde (Mary Ann), sisters Lydia Casillas, Betty Vasquez (Manuel) and numerous nephews and nieces. You will forever remain in our hearts. Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 230 W. Galveston St., Chandler, AZ 85225 on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. Condolences may be made at www.queenofheavencatholicmortuary.com. Arrangements entrusted to Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home.
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 4, 2016
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