SARDIN, John Jr. 88, of St. Petersburg, passed away peacefully at home on March 27, 2011 with his family by his side. Born in Cannonsburg, PA, he came here in 1950. He graduated in 1943 from University of Pittsburgh and served in Army during WWII. He retired in 1989 after 43 years of service with Federal Government, 7 years with United States Treasury Department and 36 years with United States Postal Service. He was a past president of the Son's of Italy. He was an active member of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) AFL-CIO Local 1228, Florida Suncoast APWU Retiree Chapter and APWU National Postal Press Association. He was a member of St. Jude Cathedral. He enjoyed world languages and travel. JOHN IS A DEAR PERSONAL FRIEND AND VETERAN, MAY HE REST IN PEACE, SOLIDARITY FOREVER! He is predeceased by his brother, Peter Slade. He is survived by his Wife of 53 years, Mary C.; sons, John and Philip, of St. Petersburg; a brother, Anthony Billotti of Darlington, PA and nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1800 12th St. N, St. Petersburg on Thursday, March 31st at 10:30 am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Suncoast Hospice or your favorite charity. Anderson McQueen Family Tribute Centers NE St. Petersburg Chapel PLEASE POST A TRIBUTE FOR JOHN AND HIS FAMILY, IF YOU HAVE EVER KNOWN JOHN!


Anonymous said...

Mary, Phil and Johnny,
Our heartfelt thoughts of John passing has really touched our family, and we shall always cherish our memories of John and his love for his family. He was a wonderfully gifted man, ready and willing to share his broad knowledge with others. Patty, Jack and the Gose boys.
~ Patty/Jack Gose, South Pasadena, Florida, REST IN PEACE, BRO!

Centenarian Blogger said...

April 01, 2011
My deepest simpathies to the family of John, He was a worderful Unionist and had great integrety! My prayes go out to you his family.
~ Beth Cramer, Blairsville GA , originally from Ft. Myers, Florida

Facebook/JackGose said...

Muriel Wirthman Ponder: My condolences to his family and his friends. - Thursday at 10:11pm ·

Millie Anderson-Taylor: Asking GOD to pour his blessings upon his family. - Thursday at 10:24pm ·

Tony Scire: john was a good man and union lover.. he will be missed. - 12 hours ago ·

Centenarian Blogger said...

Peggy Crocitto Scire: I remember John. He was such a pleasant man. We would always enjoy seeing him at the Union picnics.. So sorry to hear he passed away. - about an hour ago