John Peter Brignoli, 86, passed away at home on April 26th. He was born March 5, 1935, in San Francisco, CA, the son of John and Laura Brignoli.
John graduated from Balboa High School, San Francisco, CA and proudly served in the United States Army. He joined his father in the family gardening business, eventually handing the business down to his sons upon retiring. John was a long-time resident of Daly City, CA, where he raised his family alongside his wife Shirley, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. He lived briefly in Incline Village, NV, and spent the last 12 years making Lodi, CA his home. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and the Italian Club. John approached life with laughter and enthusiasm. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He had many hobbies throughout his life including wood-working, cooking, square-dancing, and could always be counted on for a lively game of poker or canasta.
John is survived by his wife, Shirley; six children, John (Judy) Brignoli, Jeff (Josie) Brignoli, Doreen (Dean) McDaniel, Denise (Steve) Tracy, Diane Lippert, Jim Brignoli; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation and rosary will be on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM at Vineyard Chapel, 14165 N. Beckman Rd., Lodi, CA 95242. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10:30AM at St. Anne's Church, 215 West Walnut St., Lodi, CA 95242.
Published in Lodi-News Sentinel from May 1 to May 7, 2021.