John G. Maiocchi

Born: Tue., Aug. 1, 1922
Died: Fri., Aug. 17, 2012


Visitation

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 04, 2012
Location: Pelham Funeral Home


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Wed., Sep. 05, 2012
Location: Pelham Funeral Home


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John G. Maiocchi

World War II veteran, formerly of Pelham, 90

      John G. Maiocchi, 90, of Palmetto, Florida, formerly of Pelham, New Hampshire, died Friday, August 17th at the Ellenton Hospice House in Palmetto. He was the beloved husband of Ruth E. (Flaherty) Maiocchi with whom he celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on April 25th of this year.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, August 1, 1922, the son of the late Alexander and the late Elizabeth (Curran) Maiocchi, he attended Burlington, MA schools and was a graduate of Burlington High School in the Class of 1940, the first graduating class of the school since its opening. He then went on to attend the Lowell Technological Institute.
  A veteran of World War II, John proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy and was awarded the American Theatre medal, the World War II Victory medal and the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre medal.
  Before retiring, John was employed as an Engineering Technician with GTE Sylvania in Needham, Massachusetts for over 33 years.
Among his many activities, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Being all about family, John loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren with whom he was affectionately known as “Grumpy Grampy”.
Besides his wife Ruth, John is survived by two daughters Cathleen A. Felch and her husband Thomas of Hudson, NH and Debra R. Royer and her husband Craig of Spring Hope, NC; three sons George A. Maiocchi and his wife Susan of Kannapolis, NC and James H. Maiocchi and Dennis P. Maiocchi and his wife Lori all of New Port Richey, FL; a daughter-in-law Susan P. Maiocchi of Pelham, NH; a sister Elizabeth Balestrieri of Franklin, NH; eleven grandchildren John J. Maiocchi, Stephanie Maiocchi, Wendy Blanchard, Melissa Price, Scott Maiocchi, Shannon Williams, Stacey Maiocchi, Aimee Joyner, Christopher Asselin, Andrew Asselin and Jacob Asselin; a step-grandson Daniel Jemiolo; nine great-grandchildren; and three nieces.
He was also father of the late John W. Maiocchi who died November 21, 2004 and brother of the late Hellen M. Orlando who died April 26, 2010.
  Friends may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME 11 Nashua Rd. in Pelham from 4 to 6 P.M. on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service Wednesday morning, September 5th at the Funeral Home at 10 o’clock. Burial in Gibson Cemetery in Pelham. Arrangements by Funeral Directors John W. Crane and James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (603) 635-3333.  

Charitable donations may be made in John's memory to the following organization:

Tidewell Hospice, Inc. Ellenton Office
http://www.tidewell.org
4151 37th Street East, Palmetto, Florida 34221
Tel: (941) 845-3000

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Heather Devlin (Lucienne''''s Daughter)
   Posted Sat August 25, 2012
Aunt Ruthy, it has been so long since we have seen each other, though my love for you & Uncle Johnny has not changed. I was so sorry to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time, and always.

Paul and Dianne Spidle
   Posted Sun September 02, 2012
Cathy and Tom,

May the Lord comfort you in this time of your loss of your Father.

The Club is sending a donation to the Hospice in his memory.

Paul and Dianne

Hellen Orlando Butler (
   Posted Mon September 03, 2012
Aunt Ruth and Family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you ...
One of my most cherished childhood memories is having the Family Fourth of July cookout at your house. All the Aunts & Uncles and the cousins would play baseball and horsehoes and have a great time. The best part was when Uncle Johnnie would coming riding his horse bare-back across the field.His grin was the expression of joy we would all feel from spending the day with family. That grin and his jokes always made me feel special and will never fade from memory....

Dennis and Lori Maiocchi
   Posted Tue September 04, 2012
Dear Ruth and Family,

Dennis and I are deeply sad at this time and we are thinking about you. We wish we could be with you.

Love you,
Dennis and Lori

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