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John Biondi, Jr.

April 24, 1923 — August 9, 2022

Toughkenamon

John D. Biondi, Jr. age 99, of Toughkenamon, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at the home he built in Toughkenamon, PA.  He was the husband of Antonette DiMarco Biondi, with whom he shared 75 years of marriage.  Born in Devon, PA he was a son of the late John Biondi Sr. and the late Marie Bucci Biondi.  John enlisted in the Air Force and was later transferred to the Army where he served in France and Germany during WWII.

He was co-founder and co-owner with his brothers, of Biondi Brother’s mushroom farms before retiring in 1986. He was an avid Nascar fan, coached Kaolin Little League, enjoyed bowling and loved tinkering with anything at his home.  He was a longtime member of the VFW Post 5467 in Kennett Square.

In addition to his wife, John is survived by one daughter, Barbara Sedlak and her husband Jim of West Chester, PA; three sons, Fred Biondi and his wife Rosemary of Kennett Square, Paul Biondi of Eugene, OR, and Michael Biondi and his wife Adrienne of Newport, DE;  one sister, Edith Losito of Toughkenamon; five grandchildren, Christine, Stephen, Stephanie, Matt, and Nicole; and one great-grandson Jon Jon.  He was predeceased by three brothers, Joe, Paul, and Fred, and three sisters, Dolly Mastrippolito, Margaret Malchione, and Theresa Caligiuri.

You are invited to visit with John’s family and friends from 10:00-11:00am Monday, August 15, 2022 at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother, 8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA 19311.  His Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00am.  Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Kennett Area Senior Center online at https://kennettseniorcenter.org/donate.php

Arrangements are by Matthew Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. ( 484-734-8100 ) of Kennett Square.  To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecofunerals.com

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Visitation

Monday, August 15, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful

8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA 19311

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, August 15, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful

8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA 19311

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Interment following funeral service

Monday, August 15, 2022

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