John DeCaro, born December 13, 1956, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was well loved by his wife, Rebecca (Becky) and his children. John was born, raised and attended school in Gloucester, Mass. John started off as a fisherman, loved carpentry, and at the age of 50 he went back to school and became a registered nurse. John loved being a nurse, but most of all he loved to laugh. He loved to come home for St. Peter’s Fiesta. He didn’t make it back every year, but when he did, John, Becky and his friends always had the best of times.
John is survived by his mother, Frances C. DeCaro; brother, Sam DeCaro; sister, Donna DeCaro (Gove); children, Brian and Grace DeCaro of Aurora, Colorado; John and Rachelle DeCaro of Brookville, Maryland; and Salvatore (Sammy) and Danielle DeCaro of Clarinda, Iowa; as well as five grandchildren, Cera DeCaro, Gregory DeCaro, James DeCaro, Liam DeCaro and Amina DeCaro; in addition to many aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. John was also loved by many lifelong friends including Andrew Bonina, John Misaraca, Danny Balbo, Anthony Milletello and Joe Biondo.
John was predeceased by his father, John Gregory DeCaro and brother-in-law, John E Burnham.
Family and friends are welcome to the Community Center at Poplar Park for a small gathering Saturday, November 19, starting at 12 p.m.