John F. Fiorentino

Age 84, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2013, at his residence in Lewes, DE surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 25, 1928 in Wilmington, DE, son of the late John Francis Fiorentino, Sr. and Mary (Chiavarini) Fiorentino.

John attended Archmere Academy and proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy. John was well known for his artistic talent in custom tile work and flooring. He was a faithful member of American Legion Post 17 and the Elks Club of Lewes. He was the youngest of five children.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Josephine A. Fiorentino in 2008. He is survived by his eight children; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Please visit Mr. Fiorentino's Life Memorial webpage and sign his online guestbook at

Funeral Home

Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium
16961 Kings Highway Lewes, DE 19958

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 8, 2013