John C. Paladino, 73, of Newfield, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 7, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Carole A. (Federico) Paladino for 50 years.
Born in Vineland, NJ, John was the son of the late John and Mary (Raffaele) Paladino. He was a graduate of Vineland High School, Class of 1962. He served in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard. John was a former co-owner of Graphic Techniques in Newfield and continued work in printing until retirement. Most recently, he was employed by the DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home of Vineland.
John was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church prior to merging into Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish. Active in the church, he was an usher, church decorator, and a Pre-Canna instructor. John was very involved in the community by serving on the local school board as president for over 25 years, the Rose Hill Cemetery Association, and the Newfield Planning Board. He also coached many youth sports teams. In his free time, he refereed soccer for over 30 years and enjoyed skeet shooting.
He is predeceased by his parents and sister, Jackie.
John is survived by two children, Anthony Paladino and Susan Gramley (Ed); brother, Charles Paladino and his pride and joy granddaughters, Emily and Jessica.
Family and friends will be received on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm at the DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home, 2755 S. Lincoln Avenue, Vineland and again on Saturday morning at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, St. Rose of Lima Church, 104 Catawba Ave., Newfield from 9:30am to 10:45am with a funeral liturgy being celebrated at 11am. John will be laid to rest at Rose Hill Cemetery, Newfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cumberland County SPCA or South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter. Memories, thoughts and prayers may be extended to the family by visiting dlfuneral.com.