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John Amaro Obituary

John  P. Amaro
John P. Amaro

January 25, 1964 - July 30, 2017
Born in Salinas, CA
Resided in Merced, CA
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John P. Amaro, 53 of Merced passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017. He was born January 25, 1964 in Salinas, CA.
John P. Amaro also known to many as (Johnny) was born and raised in Salinas.
John attended Mission Park Elementary School, Washington Middle School and Graduated from Salinas High School.
He began his career at Nob Hill Foods in Salinas along side his cousin’s Ronnie, Rudy, and Randy Perez, he also worked at several other locations including Sunnyvale and the Greenfield Store, after 16 years with the company, John moved his family to Gonzales where he began to pursue his childhood aspirations, and began his career as a Volunteer Fire Fighter for the city of Gonzales, and there is where he met his life long friend Fred Lombardi.
John continued on to become a Police officer for the City of Gonzales where Fred Lombardi and John Amaro became true partners in crime. John eventually moved on to the Monterey Police dept. where he eventually retired and moved to Merced, Calf to be near his family.
John took a little time off before he took a job at Peterson Elementary School were his nieces Angelina & Gianna Reyna attended, and there is where he implemented the Sports Program for the kids. John loved being around kids and the staff enjoyed his energetic spirit, often hosting pancake breakfasts and dressing up in costume becoming the schools Pancake Man.
During his years working for Nob Hill Foods, being a Volunteer Fire Fighter and A Police Officer, although he spent most of his Life to Saving Lives, and many a times risking his own, and Delivering a few Babies along the way, there was nothing he wouldn’t have done to help others.
John touched so many lives in the communities he lived, Yes some would say he was like a Hero, but to us he was a Loving Son, Father, brother and Uncle.
Johnny, life will never be the same with out you Rest in Piece our beloved Angel.
He was preceded in death by his Father, Fidel Amaro Sr.

He is survived by; His Mother, Belia Garcia Amaro of Merced, Sons, Johnny Amaro and Joshua Amaro of Bakersfield, Brother, Fidel (Alicia) Amaro Jr. of Merced, Sisters; Lupe (John) Kinnear of Gonzales, Elizabeth Morales-Amaro of Salinas, Elsa (Norman) Reyna of Merced, Nephew; Casey Aguilar of Gonzales, Nieces; Katherine Bonincontri of Gonzales, Tarah (Justin) Frederick of Atascadero, Alyson Grimaldo of Salinas, Stacey Carothers of Salinas Adrianna Morales of Salinas, Angelina and Gianna Reyna of Merced.

A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00a.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church, 22 Stone Street, Salinas, CA. 93901.

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Memorial Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
22 Stone ST
Salinas, CA US 93901
Friday, August 11, 2017
10:00 AM