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GUGINO, John J.

GUGINO, John J.

GUGINO - John J. Of Orchard Park, NY, formerly of Angola, NY, entered into rest March 19, 2017, beloved husband of 47 years to Louise "WeeGee" (nee DeJames) Gugino; devoted father of JayCee (Marty) Memminger, Jill (Brian) Redman and John (Ashley) Gugino; adored grandfather of Madison and Mason Memminger, Dominic and Joseph Redman and Isabella and Gia Gugino; loving son of the late Frank J. and Rose Gugino; dear son-in-law of the late Sebastian and Angeline DeJames; also survived by many loved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Wednesday from 2-8 PM where prayers will be said on Thursday morning at 9:45 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Most Precious Blood Church, 22 Prospect St., Angola, NY at 11 o'clock. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Angola, NY. Mr. Gugino was a decorated Korean War veteran who served in the 999th Armored Field Artillery Battalion Never Die as a Field Wire Man. He holds a United Nations Service Medal, a Korean Service Medal and two Bronze Stars. He served in Japan and Korea from 1951-1954. After graduating college, John then worked for John Morrell & Company and Dubuque Meat Packing Company before starting his own food brokerage company, F&J Food Sales, which he successfully ran until 1995 when he retired. John was a former coach for youth basketball and Little League Baseball and a die hard New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan. The family would like to thank Hospice for all of their love and support. Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

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