John Frank Mirabella (1932 - 2018)

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John Frank Mirabella and Sylvia Tufenkjian Mirabella
Dec 4, 1932 - May 3, 2018
John Frank Mirabella, 85, of Ceres, California passed away on May 3rd, 2018.
He was born in San Francisco on December 4th, 1932. John graduated from Monterey High School and received a BA degree from California State University, Stanislaus.
He was married to Sylvia Tufenkjian Mirabella.
John had two careers. He served in the US armed services for 20 years. Then he became a teacher at Downey High School, Modesto for many years. In retirement, he had a passion for the stock market.
He is survived by his son, Toshiharu Ezaki, and granddaughter, Mari Ezaki, and his sisters, Cam and Francine.
Sylvia Tufenkjian Mirabella recently passed away on November 3rd, 2017. She was a Jungian psychologist who practiced in Stanislaus County for many years. She had a passion for the arts, theater and music. She loved her garden and Koi pond.
Funeral arrangements will be held for both John and Sylvia at 1 pm, May 19th, 2018 at Lakewood Memorial Park in the Tuolumne Gardens, 900 Santa Fe Ave, Hughson, CA.
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Sylvia and John worked with children for many years. Consider donating to children's charity in their memory.

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Published in the Modesto Bee on May 16, 2018