John C. Salayi
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AGE: 78 • Middletown
John C. Salayi, 78, of Middletown, New Jersey passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, March, 24, 2013 at Bay Shore Medical Center. John was born in West New York, New Jersey on December 10, 1934. He graduated from the Memorial High School in West New York. John was honorably discharged from the United States Army after his tour of duty was complete. He then enrolled in a Graphic Arts School where he learned to be a Graphic Artist. John met his wife Joyce in Keansburg, New Jersey, after they were married they moved to Hazlet, and then ultimately settled in Middletown. John was a huge Yankee and Giant fan. He also loved spending time with all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
John was predeceased by his parents, Joe and Ruth; his brother, Joseph, and his great granddaughter, Emily Febbo. He was the beloved husband of Joyce for 54 wonderful years; the devoted father of Cheryl(Daniel), Joyce (Jeffrey), John Jr. (Susan), James (JoAnn), Stephanie (William), and Jennifer (Arthur). He was also the cherished grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, also the loving brother to Ruth, and Judy.
John will be reposing at the Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home, 1735 Rt. 35, Middletown, New Jersey 07748 on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday at 9:15am at St. Mary's Chapel at 26 Leonardsville Road in Middletown. Private cremation to follow.
Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home
1735 Rt 35 Middletown, NJ 07748
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 26, 2013