After a very long and valiant struggle with heart failure, John passed away  February 4th, 2013 with his family near his side.  Beloved husband of Margaret, much loved and devoted father to Mark (Josie) and Alicia (Jon).   Dear brother of Mary Petti (Tony), uncle to nephews Frank Petti and Frank Ferrari and niece Antonietta (Danny)Acchione, Dana and Amy.  Dear son-in-law of Betty Leach, brother-in-law of John (Janet) Leach and uncle to Michael and Jennifer Leach.

Family and friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W., (between Islington & Kipling Aves., 416-259-3705) on Thursday from 2-4 & 6– 9 pm. Funeral Service at St. Marks Roman Catholic Church on Friday at 10:00 am. Interment to follow at Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please contribute to the Heart & Stroke foundation. Messages of Condolences may be placed at

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