John Passeri

July 27, 1942 - November 23, 2012

View the Full Online Memorial


John Passeri, 70, of Harding passed away on Friday, November 23, 2012 at home surrounded by his family and friends.
He was born in Rome, Italy on July 27, 1942. He arrived in the U.S. in December of 1954.
John, along with his father and brother operated Passeri Granite Marble & Tile in N.E. Pa., where they were innovators in the industry.
John was a wonderful husband and a loving father & “Poppy”. His pride and joy were his daughters & grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carlo & Isabella (Mariani) Passeri and his brother Otello Passeri.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years Milly (Caputo) Passeri, their loving daughters Rachael &her husband John Kiwak of Harding & Lisa Passeri of Pittston; his most precious grandchildren Olivia & Dylan. They were a source of great joy to him. John is also survived by his sister Rosilda & Her Husband Santo of Plains.
The family would like to thank Dr. Michael Kovalick and his entire staff at the Dallas, PA Geisinger Clinic. They treated both john and our family with the greatest compassion, respect and dignity through our most difficult times.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. A scheduled service will be held at a later date for John’s Friends & Family to celebrate his life.
To submit online condolences or to express your fondest memories of John to his family, please visit