Passed away unexpectedly at home on February 16, 2019 at the age of 53 years. John will be forever loved and missed by his daughter Cassandra and her mom Lina. Cherished son of Ruth and the late Milton. Loving brother of Brenda (Paul) DaPonte, Wayne (Patty), Larry (Sonya), Ed and Glenn (Marg). Our beloved John adored his little girl and family meant everything to him. His passion for sports, cooking and entertaining led to many wonderful celebrated occasions. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and many friends.
Visitation will be held at the DeStefano Funeral Home, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport)905-440-3595 on Friday, February 22nd from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm. A Celebration of John’s life will be held in the DeStefano Chapel on Saturday, February 23rd at 1:30pm. Interment will follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby.
In memory of John, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memories may be shared at www.destefanofuneralhomes.ca