John Patrick Avallone

john avallone

October 29, 1926 ~ April 8, 2017

Avallone, John, P., age 90, of Englewood Cliffs, on Saturday April 8, 2017. Born, raised and resided in West New York, NJ to Dominick and Antonietta Avallone. Graduate and Class President of Memorial High School Class of 1944. He enlisted in the US Airforce and attended Rutgers University and Biloxi, Mississippi for training. Upon graduating he was stationed in Anchorage Alaska and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. In 1953 he joined the Port Authority of NY/NJ Police Force where he served for 21 years. In 1958 he met the love of his life Natalie Millevoi they were wed in 1960 and were married for 57 years. John, known to his friends as "JPA" was the proud father of his two sons Dominick and John Avallone, Jr. He was adored by his four grandchildren Jonathan, Oliver, Jack and William. Dear brother of Lucy Giarratano, Ralph and Anthony Avallone. Pre-deceased by sisters Nancy Vergona, Mary Hargaden, and brother Domenick. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. "JPA" was a man of many endeavors and accomplishments, he was a successful business owner of a Daily News Route, a parishioner, Usher and Trustee of Holy Trinity Church of Fort Lee and was an award winning poet. The family will receive their friends on Tuesday 4-8 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave Wednesday at 10:00 am for the celebration of his funeral mass in Holy Trinity RC Church at 10:30 AM. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or www.frankpatti.com.

Services

Funeral Service: April 12, 2017 10:30 am

Holy Trinity RC Church
2367 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024


Visitation at Funeral Home: April 18, 2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024


Final Resting Place:

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024


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  1. I remember John as being kind, straight forward and being a man of the utmost integrity. I want to offer deepest condolences to the entire Avallone family.

  2. Uncle John- may you Rest In Peace. We love you very much and always enjoyed your company- you were and always will be a class act. Sending love and prayers to Natalie and cousins John and Dominick and the whole family.

  3. Uncle John (as we knew him) was one of the kindest and classiest men I have ever met. Since our daughter, Melissa, married into the Avallone family, we came to know John & Natalie as a wonderful addition to our greater family. Bonnie & I will miss John and our hearts and prayers go out to Natalie and the rest of the family.

  4. Your dear father is in my prayers. May he rest in peace. Blessings, Sister Regina Chassar, Mount Carmel, Tenafly

  5. my deepest sympathy on your loss if you do not know the last name i am bruce that sold newspapers in west new york for john in the 1960s i saw john &natalie at dominicks wake
    again my deepest sympathy from my wife my son end myself

  6. Dear Dominick, Sons and Family:

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May he Rest in Peace.

    Sincerely,

    Clara and Vince

  7. DEAR AUNT NATALIE, DOMINICK, AND JOHN JR.;

    UNCLE JOHN WAS SIMPLY TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE.

    A DEDICATED MEMBER OF OUR FAMILY WHO STRIVED TO ACCOMPLISH ALL HE COULD FOR HIS FAMILY, COUNRTY, COMMUNITY AND CHURCH.

    A MAN WHOSE DEVOTION TO DO GOOD FOR OTHERS COULD NEVER BE QUESTIONED. STRANGERS AS WELL AS FAMILY BENEFITED FROM HIS KINDNESS.

    THE GREAT STATESMAN, EDMUND BURKE, MUST HAVE HAD SOMEONE LIKE MY UNCLE JOHN IN MIND WHEN HE WROTE:

    "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    FOR SURELY, HE HAS PROVED THAT WHEN GOOD MEN DO SOMETHING –
    THEY CAN STOP EVIL.

    STRONG CHARACTER MATCHED WITH GENUINE KINDNESS CAN AFFECT SO MANY PEOPLE. IF ONLY THERE WERE MORE MEN LIKE JOHN AVALLONE.

    THANKS TO YOU FOR CARING FOR MY MOTHER, PALMIRA, FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART.

    ALL MY LOVE TO MY UNCLE JOHN,

    YOUR LOVING NIECE,

    LISA

  8. Dear John and Family,
    So Sorry For Your Loss. Sending You My Deepest Condolences And May Your Father RIP.

    Monica
    XO

  9. My deepest condolences, prayers and thoughts are with Natalie, Dominick and John, Jr. tonight.

    John Avallone Sr. – "Big John" – was a presence in my life since 1965 when my family moved to 53rd Street. I have a wealth of memories of the man; his consistency and integrity, his strength of character, sense of Duty, Honor, Country; as well as his dry sense of humor.

    John was kind and unceasingly generous almost always including the 'skinny Irish kid' from next door in whatever he was doing with his own two sons. His home was always a welcoming place. From the days of the paper routes, the '57 Chevy and the whole crew, I learned many things from Big John. I sought his advice and counsel literally throughout my life; he was always an attentive listener asking probing questions that would often lead towards an answer. I thank him for all that and so very much more.

    John Avallone is Safely Home now in the Light and Warmth of the Lord and in the company of those closest to him who preceded him in passing.

    He will forever be Honored, Remembered, and Respected for his lifetime of unselfish service, his goodness and for all the lives he touched.

    Rest Easy, Mr. Avallone, your work here is over. You are now Safely Home.

    Rob Connolly
    Hills, Iowa

  10. John was a wonderful brother. He was very loving, caring, generous, funny, clever and had a great sense of humor. John always succeeded at everything he attempted. He was a good man and we are going to miss him. John always sang to us on our birthdays. We are going to miss those calls.

  11. We are deeply saddened by the passing of John snr.

    On many occasions over the years when visiting NYC we had the pleasure of being warmly welcomed into your lovely home. We greatly appreciated your kindness, generosity and genuine Italian hospitality which was extended to all of our family and friends, and we have treasured memories of those occasions.

    We will always remember you as an understanding, kind and gentle family man.

    We offer our heartfelt condolences to all The Avallone family.

    Yours
    Fam Belle – Deborah, Federico & Sam

  12. So sorry to hear the sad news of John passing. He was such a kind and gentle man and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

    God Bless You John R.I.P.

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sincerely Jeff & Bernadette.


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