John “Jack” Fossiano, 83, of Gloucester, husband of the late Jean A. (Balsom) Fossiano passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the West Roxbury VA Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Beverly on January 21, 1934, son of the late Guy and Bernice A. (Foster) Fossiano.
He was a graduate of Beverly High School, Northwood School and St. Lawrence University. He proudly served in the United States Army.
John was employed for many years as a sales/contracts manager at Omni Wave Electronics in Gloucester.
He enjoyed golfing, trips to the Caribbean and was an avid sports fan. He also was a life member of the Gloucester Amvets Post #32.
John will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his son, Guy J. Fossiano and his wife, Jane (Rich) Fossiano of Gloucester; two grandsons, Petty Officer 3rd Class, United States Navy, Michael Fossiano and his fiancé Cierra Davila stationed in Cuba and Anthony Fossiano of Gloucester; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Jane Fossiano; sisters, Nancy Spiridigliozzi and Sally Lawler; brothers, William and Guy Fossiano.
A Private Graveside Service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester.
For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  May 19, 2017