Persse, John W.
Mar. 23, 1952 - Nov. 9, 2012
John W. Persse, 60, of Sarasota, FL, died on Nov. 9, 2012.
Devoted father, grandfather and beloved husband, John W. Persse, was born in Buffalo, New York on March 23, 1952 to Mary M. and John D. Persse. He was a proud graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. He lived in Sarasota and practiced law in Florida for 32 years. John is survived by his loving wife Julie Persse, daughter Christie (Chad) Mohesky, grandson, Connor Mohesky, son Michael Kelly, brother David (Beverly) Persse, in-laws Marc and Joy Vail, aunt Ann Persse, brothers-in-law Kent (Joan) Vail and Marc (Kim) Vail, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. John was a courageous, respectful, intelligent and humble man who thoroughly enjoyed his family and the practice of law. He will be remembered with great affection by his family and friends. No public services will be held. There was a Family Celebration of Life on Nov. 11th and John was buried at sea on Nov. 15th.