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Obituary for John J. Pettrone

FARMINGTON- John J. Pettrone, age 68, of Farmington passed away unexpectedly on Sunday November 24, 2019 at home.

Honoring John’s wishes there will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held on Monday (Dec.2) at 11:00 a.m. at the McGuigan & Bero Funeral Home 45 High St. Geneva. The Rev. Thomas P. Mull will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County 3040 County Road 10 Canandaigua, NY 14424.

John was born on February 16, 1951 in Geneva the son of Joseph P. and Mildred DeMaria Pettrone. He was graduate of Geneva High School class of 1969 and retired after many years from Goulds Pumps.

He was an avid sports fan, especially Boston Red Sox and Syracuse Basketball and Football, where he was a long time season ticket holder. John enjoyed watching his grandchildren and nephews sporting events and never missed a baseball game at both Victor High School and Canandaigua Academy.

John is survived by his daughter, Susan (Chris) Durkin of Florida; his son, Steven (Christine Williams) Pettrone of Farmington; grandchildren, Brady, Trevor and Alexa Durkin, Willow Pettrone; mother, Mildred Pettrone of Geneva; sisters, Carol Welch of Phoenix, AZ and Nancy (Bill) Long of Geneva; nieces & nephews, Adam and Hannah Welch, Rebecca, Mathew and Michael Long; aunts, Rose Pettrone and Anna DeMaria; numerous cousins.

He was predeceased by his father, Joseph P. Pettrone; brother-in-law, David Welch; uncles, Peter (Madeline) DeMaria, Carmen DeMaria, Sully DeMaria, Nick (Terry) DeMaria, Joseph (Louise) DeMaria, Martin (Gerry) Pettrone, John Pettrone; aunts, Mary (Louis) Nardone, Jane (Sam) Branciforte, Madeline DeMaria; cousins, Donna Augustine, Louis Nardone, Mark DeMaria