John Persia
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Obituary of John A. Persia

John A. Persia age 65 died unexpectedly June 22, 2019 at Medina Memorial Hospital.  He was born November 3, 1953 in Brockport, a son of the late Julius and Hortense (Monacelli) Persia and had lived in this area all of his life.

John worked at Kodak as a machinist retiring from there in 2016.  For many years he coached Little League Baseball and Girls Softball.  He enjoyed bowling and golfing but the greatest enjoyment in his life was his family, especially being “papa” to his grandkids. 

In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his sister Donna; brother Gary; niece Amy Hughson Banks; father and mother-in-law Edward and Lucille Hughson.  He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, June; beloved daughters Lisa (Chris) Barry and Michele (Allen Ainsworth) Persia both of Albion; grandchildren Zach, Aubrielle, Kolton, Nevada and Allen Jr.; brothers-in-law Chuck (Gwen) Hughson, Larry (Marlene) Hughson as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion Thursday 2-4 & 6-8.  His Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 9:30am at Holy Family Parish.  Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411 or C.O.V.A.

Thursday
27
June

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Thursday
27
June

Calling Hours

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Friday
28
June

Mass of Christian Burial

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Friday, June 28, 2019
Holy Family Parish - St. Joseph's Church
West Park St.
Albion, New York, United States
Friday
28
June

Event Name 1

11:00 am - 11:15 am
Friday, June 28, 2019
Mt. Albion Cemetery
Rte. 31
Albion, New York, United States
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