John J. Laezza of Malden MA, passed away on December 24th.
John was born in East Boston on May 27th 1940 and grew up in
Revere, MA. The son of Giovanni and Victtoria (DeMarino) Laezza.
John married Rosemary (Turner) and the two have been together
for 47 years. John later served in the Army from the years 1959
– 1962 and went on to serve in the Massachusetts 182 National
Guard in Melrose for many years until he retired as an E-8. John
also worked as a designer for Baird in Bedford MA and M&M
Liquors as a clerk. In John’s free time he enjoyed spending time
with his wife, loved to draw, was a coin collector, enjoyed
building things with Legos and the time he spent with his
grandchildren especially his oldest grandson Patrick. He is
survived by his sons John Laezza Jr. and his wife Jaime of
Michigan and James Howard and his wife Sarah of Virginia, his
daughters Christine Nelson of Malden, Andrea Dupras and her
husband John of Vermont and Carolyn Laezza of California, his
brothers Peter Leizza of Revere, Nicholas Laezza of Revere, his
sister Victoria Wilshusen of Revere, his 8 Grandchildren and
many nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his
parents Giovanni and Victtoria (DeMarino) Laezza, his sister
Josephine Kennedy, and his sister and brother-in-law Rose and
Joseph Piazza. Graveside services for John will be held at a
later date to be determined.