November 7, 1934 - April 4, 2018
Born in Agana, Guam
Resided in Salinas, California
John served 20+ years in the U.S. Army and received the Purple Heart Award when he returned from Vietnam. After retiring from the Army, he worked for 20 years at Fort Ord, CA.
John enjoyed playing Bingo, watching the 49ers, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his eldest daughter, Estrella.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Peggy, two daughters and their spouses, Lisa and Anthony, and Donna and Brian, five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held 2:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis Street, Salinas, CA. 93901.
Funeral Mass will be held 1:00p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, 11140 Preston Street, Castroville, CA. 95012.
Burial with Military Honors will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 18200 Damian Way, Salinas, CA. 93907.
In lieu of flowers, you may send a donation to Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church.
Salinas, California 93901
Castroville, CA US 95012
Salinas, CA US 93907
Castroville, CA 95012