John Mineo, 78, was born and raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. John passed away surrounded by his loved ones on October 29. 2023. A beloved father of five, and a grandfather to twelve. John was known for his sense of humor and love. John has a huge heart, never hesitating to help or give to anyone in need.
John was a graduate of Automotive High School in Brooklyn. After graduating, John worked as a Local 3 electrician for over 40 years. John loved beach vacations, laying the horses, playing cards, motorcycles, music (Golden Oldies), dancing, Coney Island, hot coffee, and pie. But most of all, he loved his family. He loved watching his grandkids swim in his backyard pool. He cherished family gatherings and conversations with his children.
John married the love of his life, Sharon, in 1967. Together, they built a beautiful family. They raised their five children in Brookly. They watched all 12 of their grandchildren grow up. John maintained close friendships throughout his entire life. John met many of his close friends in early childhood.
John is survived by his wife Sharon, his children Lisa, Joy, April, Johnny, and Jay, his nephew John John (3rd son), his twelve grandchildren Michael, Amanda, Matthew, Gabrielle, Kevin, Victoria, Tommy, Kris, Taylor, Johnny, James, and Sofia, his grandniece Sara, and his grandnephew Giancarlo. He is also survived by his sister, Diana Mineo. John’s spirit will be remembered forever by all of his friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Blue Star Families or The Food Pantry at Fort Wadsworth.
Family and friends may visit the Matthew Funeral Home on Friday, November 3, 2023 from 2-4 and 7-9. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Church on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 10:00 AM. Private cremation to follow.