John Passeri

Obituary of John Passeri

John Passeri, 49, of Peckville, died Thursday afternoon at his home. His loving wife is the former Kelly Keegan. The couple would have been married for 20 years this September.

Born in Peckville, he was the son of Henrietta Kowalski Passeri, Eynon and the late Joseph Passeri.

John was a graduate of Valley View High School, class of 1986, he went on to join his family’s business at Falcon Oil for 32 years. He was also involved with CPI Trucking Co. Inc, and had many businesses and real estate holdings across Pennsylvania. He was a member of Queen of Angels Parish, Jessup.

John was a kind and loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend who had numerous hobbies. He always had his nephews on ATV’s, he enjoyed hunting, gun collecting, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. If it was a train, model plane or an automobile, he had it and enjoy it with his family. The family would like to send a special thank you to Maria Davis, Dr. Tamrat Bekele, and Theresa Micknick.

Also surviving are his three daughters; Kylie, Alana, and Mya Passeri, all at home; two brothers, Joseph Passeri and wife Donna, Eynon and Rodney Passeri and wife Lyn, Archbald; nephews, Kyle, Corey, Charles Jr., and Chase Passeri, nieces, Nicole and Christy Passeri

He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Passeri and a Godson, Matthew M. Passeri.

The funeral will be on Monday with mass of Christian burial at 10:00 am at St. Michael's Church, Jessup. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Jessup. Viewing hours will be held on Sunday from 3 to 7pm at James M. Margotta Funeral Home, 1019 Main St. Peckville.

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