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John J. Vassello Jr.

Tuesday, December 15, 1953Wednesday, May 30, 2018

John J. Vassello Jr., 64, a resident of Sugar Notch, passed into eternal life unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, May 30, 2018, at his home.

His loving wife is Ninette (Milici) Vassello. John and Ninette would have celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary on July 22nd.

Born on December 15, 1953, in Levittown, John was the son of John J. Vassello Sr., of Kingston, and the late Catherine (Spielmann) Vassello, who passed away in 1991.

John was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, Plymouth.

John was currently employed as a security officer for Navient, Hanover Township. An entrepreneur at heart, John once owned and operated Papa V’s Pizza and Wings, and Casuals on the Creek Restaurant, and also managed many local bands.

An avid sports enthusiast, John played semi-professional baseball for some time, and was a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Penn State Nittany Lions, and the Philadelphia Phillies. John was also actively involved with the sporting programs at Wyoming Valley West School District, coaching mini football, high school football, and wrestling. He also served for many years as the vice president for the Wyoming Valley West Booster Club.

John enjoyed playing the guitar, and was also an avid outdoorsman and hunter.

Above all, John greatest joy in life was spending time with his loving family. He will forever be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend.

In addition to his mother, Catherine Vassello, John was preceded in death by his brother, Andrew Vassello.

In addition to his father, John, and his wife, Ninette, John is survived by his sons, J.J. Vassello, Edwardsville; and Ryan Vassello and his wife, Casey; his granddaughters, Sophia Vassello and Giovanna Austin; his brothers, David Vassello and his wife, Sue, Downingtown; and Charles Vassello and his wife, June, Kingston; his sister, Cheryl Martinsky and her husband, Jim, Lehigh Valley; and his numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend John’s funeral service which will be celebrated on Sunday, June 03, 2018, at 6:00 PM at the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, with Pastor Rocky Bonomo, Pastor of Sweet Valley Church of Christ, officiating.

Family and Friends are invited to call on Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, at the funeral home.

For additional information or to send the Vassello Family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home’s website, www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com, or Facebook page.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to the Spartan Wrestling Club, 201 Chester Street, Kingston, Pennsylvania 18704.

 

Service Date
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
Services

Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend John’s funeral service which will be celebrated on Sunday, June 03, 2018, at 6:00 PM at the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, with Pastor Rocky Bonomo, Pastor of Sweet Valley Church of Christ, officiating.

Family and Friends are invited to call on Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, at the funeral home.

 

 

Location

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Condolences

Heartfelt condolences Ryan and family. Your dad was a great guy. Spent many a weekend at Papa V's as a young twenty-something. He treated everyone with dignity and respect, even a Heights guy like me. Paul T. Wiedlich Jr.
Nina, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and miss you. DeeDe Gordon-Taylor
Cheryl and Jim, Prayers of strength for your family at this most difficult time. Cindy Lynch
Always smiling, always joking, always a great guest on-air on Robin Hood adio, and in person at the chicken cook-offs! A true "one of a kind"! We will miss him, but always remember "V" fondly..."take it E"......Marshall Miles
Ryan and family, Please accept our Condolence's. Our Prayers and Thoughts are with You and your family. Bob and Deb Bricek
Dear Ryan and the whole Vassello Family, I am sorry to hear about your sudden loss. I would like to express my most deepest and sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. God Bless and take care. Sincerely, Aniello Tambasco
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. John was a great man and will be missed by many. Jim & Lori Gallagher
To The VASSELLO Family: My deepest sympathy on your lost of a loved one, I played football with John at W. V. W., and you couldn't find a nicer friend than he was. May he R.I.P.my friend. Frank S. Udiski
So very sorry to hear Ninette. I wish there were something I could say to make things better for you. Matthew Bradley
So sorry for your loss. Many good conversations. Rest In Peace Johnny "V". Carl and Bessie Jones Cape Coral, Florida
Dear Ninette, We are so saddened for the loss of your loving husband. Our thoughts and prayers for you during such a difficult time. Johnny was a caring person and kind friend. Jimmy and Char Ebert, Larksville, Pa.
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Just a heartfelt thank you for your sincere care and kindness in helping us journey our Wife, Mom, and Grandmother home to the Lord. You made a difficult time much easier.