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John A. Dessino

March 4, 1942 ~ November 25, 2020 (age 78)


John A. Dessino, 78, of Horsham, passed on November 25, 2020.

He is survived by his wife of over 50 years Winifred Dessino (nee McNerney), his children Kathy Dessino-Hocking, Patti Farrell (Ron), A.J. Dessino (Eileen), and Jessica Dessino, his sisters Jacque Dessino, and Andi Lyon, and his grandchildren Brittany, Riley, Brandon, Sam, Madison, Ashley, Simon, and Rachel.

He was preceded in death by his brother Alfred Dessino, and his sister Geraldine Dessino.

John was a veteran of the US Marine Corp.  He retired from Verizon with over 40 years. He volunteered with Manna on Main Street for 10 years.  John would build, and repair bicycles for family, his community, and for charity.  He was an avid fisherman.  He shared his love for his hobbies with his grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass on Tuesday December 1, 2020 at 11am at St. Catherine of Siena RC Church, 321 Witmer Road, Horsham PA 19044.  Viewing in church from 10am to 10:45am.

Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

To honor John’s memory please share your love for hobbies with others.

Arrangements by John J. Bryers Funeral Home (

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December 1, 2020

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Catherine of Siena RC Church (Witmer Road)

Funeral Mass
December 1, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena RC Church (Witmer Road)

December 1, 2020

12:30 PM
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3301 W Cheltenham Ave
Cheltenham, Montgomery 19038

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