John Joseph Marullo Sr., know by many as "JJ", born January 11, 1934 in Newburgh, NY passed away on March 14, 2013 at home in Boca Raton, FL. He was 79. Son of the late Daniel Marullo and Florence Mangini Marullo. He served during the Korean War and earned the title of Atomic Veteran in the US Navy. He is survived by 4 children, Laura Gilmore, John Marullo Jr., Roberta Kratochwil, and Anthony Marullo. 3 grandchildren, Jessica and Stephanie Gilmore, and Cole Marullo. 2 brothers, Anthony and Robert and sister Amelia Lennon and dozens of neices and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on April 24, 2013 at 10 AM at St. John's Catholic Church in Boca Raton, FL. Interment will follow with full military honors at 1 PM at the S. Florida VA National Cemetary in Lake Worth, FL. A memorial website has been established in his name on forevermissed.com for tributes and more information.
Published in Sun-Sentinel on Apr. 22, 2013