April 7, 1945 - Aug. 19, 2021 John, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, friend, and teacher peacefully passed away at home in the loving arms of his family. Preceded his in death are his parents, John and Janie and his brother Tim. He is survived by his one and only wife, Nancy, of 51 years, favorite son, Sean (Yanira); favorite daughter, Molly (Nick), and grandchildren, Daniel, Lukas, Michael, Makena and Victoria. John enjoyed teaching for 40 years at John Adams's Elementary School in Torrance. He never said he was going to work, only that he was going to school. Funeral Mass will held be at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 11901 Acacia Avenue, Hawthorne 90250 at 10:30 AM., on Saturday, September 11, 2021, officiating by Fr. Greg King. We give a heartfelt thanks to the doctors and staff at Kaiser. In lieu of flowers hug your family and take them to dinner. If you can read this, thank a teacher.
Published by Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Sep. 1, 2021.