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John Cristofero

November 3, 1927 September 27, 2012
John Cristofero
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Obituary for John Cristofero

John Cristofero of Commerce Twp. was born on November 3, 1927 in Detroit, MI to James and Antonetta Johana (nee; Velthoven) Cristofero. He died September 27, 2012 at age 84.

Mr. Cristofero is the beloved husband of the late Betty Catherine (d.1996) and Jane Eveda (d. 2011). Loving father of Steven (Cheryl) and James (Julia) Cristofero. Dear uncle of Dennis (Dena) Lolivich and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Mr. Cristofero was a Post WWII Army Veteran who served in Japan. Upon his return from overseas, he worked as a tool and die maker for JW Tool and Die in Southfield and Whaling Tool and Die in Farmington Hills. He was an avid CB Radio enthusiast and had many friends through that connection. A longtime resident of Commerce Lake beginning in 1950, he first visited his uncle’s cabin and later owned his own cabin and home there. Together with his second wife Jane, he traveled internationally to England, Iceland, Northern Italy to name a few. Mr. Cristofero enjoyed watching the local sports teams but especially the Red Wings and the Lions. Hockey was his passion.

Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home 340 Pontiac Trail Walled Lake (3 Blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Sunday 7 PM. Friends may visit Sunday 2-8 PM. Memorials to American Diabetes Association appreciated.

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