John Venizelos


John Venizelos, 54, of Glen Rock passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  Born in Lowell, MA, he grew up in Edgewater, NJ and lived in Glen Rock for 26 years.  Despite not having been born here, John was a real “Jersey boy” passionate about the shore and Bruce Springsteen.  He was a loyal fan of the Mets, Giants and Rangers as well as an avid golfer.  As a member of the Glen Rock Jaycees, John organized their annual Santa Train Ride.  He loved to travel and spend time with family and friends,

John attended Fordham University where he met his wife of 26 years, Mary. He was the beloved father of Nicholas.  John is also survived by his sister Anastasia and her husband Jack, his brother George and his wife Marina, his brother-in-law Robert Guarinello and his wife Terese, his brother-in-law James Guarinello and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, December 17 from 2-7 PM with a Trisagion service at 5:30 PM  at Vander Plaat -Caggiano Funeral Home 13-31 Saddle River Rd, Fair Lawn 201-797-3500.  A funeral service will take place on Monday, December 18 at 10:30 AM at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 467 Grandview Ave, Wyckoff, NJ.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. In lieu of flowers a donation to your favorite charity in John’s memory would be appreciated.

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So sorry Anne! Love to all💜💜
Mahoney and Venizelos families. I’m so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of “Uncle Kohn”. You all are in our prayers.
Amy Bender Cornett
My prayers and thoughts are with Mary and Nicholas, at this time. John was much too young to leave this earth., I am so sorry for your loss
Kathy Keller
The news of Johnny's passing is just a shock he was such a bright light and lovable guy and I know everyone will miss him may God wrap his loving arms around Mary and Nicholas and the rest of Johnny's family in this time of Sorrow
The Fliss Family
Dear Mary and Nickolas, We are so sorry for your loss John had such a big heart and will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Love Priscilla and George
George and Priscilla Panos
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