PEABODY - John J. Agostino died unexpectedly on Monday January 22, 2018, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, after taking an ill turn at his home.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late John J. Agostino, Sr. and Vita Pia (Trecarichi) Agostino. He grew up in Peabody, and graduated from Peabody High School.
John trained working in electronics at General Electric in Lynn. Later, he was the owner/operator of the Venice Café, in Lynn, before working in the bakery at Market Basket, in Reading.
He enjoyed fishing on the ocean and at a lake, coached softball in Lynn, and was a black belt in Karate. He played in the drum and bugle corps while in high school.
He is survived by two daughters, Tara, and her husband, Scott Cerullo, of Kingston, N.H., and Alexendra Agostino, of Cumberland, Maine; two grandchildren, Niko Cerullo, and Gianna Cerullo, of N.H.; two brothers, and two sisters, Carolyn McGlone, of Peabody, Daniel Agostino, of N.H., Stephen Agostino, of Ariz., and Marguerite Savageau, of Peabody; and several nieces and nephews.
Following cremation, relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather on Saturday February 3, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., in the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m., in the funeral home. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for online obituary, and to sign condolences.
Published on January 29, 2018