- October 9, 1930 - February 13, 2017
- Grand Rapids, Michigan
of John's Passing
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The VFW Post 830 has lost a GREAT friend. John can not be replaced. Rest in peace my friend.
Posted by: David Shannon - Grand Rapids, MI Feb 20, 2017
Well miss you John and that big Chevy Impala you had. I can still remember his father. One punch Borrello" they called him. Heck of a bowler and golfer. My sadness goes out to the family.
Posted by: matt Farage - Grattan, MI Feb 20, 2017
John, you will be greatly missed. I always loved waiting on you at the credit union, and talking with you at the 830 Post when Dan and I went there. My Dad and you passed within a month of each other - I think God is grabbing up all the good ones! Love ya.
Posted by: Sheila and Dan Reed - McMillan, MI Feb 19, 2017
John was a wonderful guy. My husband always loved talking with him. He will be missed.
Posted by: Bill & Pam Petrauskas - walker, MI Feb 18, 2017
Dear Mary Jane & family,John has stepped on the other side to be with his Heavenly Father. He is at peace now because of his belief that God sent His one and only Son to die on the cross & rose again for his sins.It's a wonderful fact to be able to go & be with him, if you believe as John. No more pain or sorrow for those left behind.
God is good to give you the chance to believe
Posted by: A friend Feb 16, 2017
Celebrating a life well lived. We here at the VFW Post 830 will Dearly miss him. Even tho he was never wrong. I could always depend on him and his Car to be in our parades.
Posted by: Jerry Dennis, Commander - 830 VFW Feb 14, 2017
Mary, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked at the 830 Post for about 2.5 years and got to know John while working there a very sweet man. My heart goes out to you and family.I'm in Florida so I'm so sorry I can't come to his service, he, you and family are in my thoughts, and Prayers. Dianne Scheidel Johnson
Posted by: A friend Feb 14, 2017
Dear Mary and family, Check the GR Obits often here in Florida and was sad to learn of the passing of your dear, John. So long since we have heard of both of you and now your sadness touches us, too. May God grant His peace and comfort. Love, Mike and Ardith Matthysse
Posted by: Mike and Ardith Matthysse - Lake Placid,, FL Feb 14, 2017
Dear Mary Jayne and family, I'm so sorry to hear of John's death. I pray that you find comfort in each other, in your memories, and in the strong and safe arms of God.
Posted by: Michele Shoun - Grand Rapids, MI Feb 14, 2017
I am so saddened by this loss! John, you will be missed by so many people! You seriously made me laugh every single time I saw you! You and Joey O can now resume your "arguments" LOL We have lost a good man :( Prayers are with Mary and his family at this difficult time. Post 830 VFW will never be the same without you!
Posted by: Kim Gibson - Grand Rapids, MI Feb 14, 2017