John (Jack) Antonelli died suddenly on Christmas Day after a brief illness. He was the son of Silvio H. and Domenica L. (Giacabetti) Antonelli of Philadelphia, both deceased. Born in Philadelphia, he moved to Greeneville, Tennessee in 2016. He is survived by his beloved wife of 16 years, Arleen D. (Skibinski), brother Raymond Antonelli, sisters Rosemarie DeRosa and Carol Antonelli, sisters-in-law Lee Antonelli and Arlene Antonelli, nieces Angela (and Bruce) Leuzinger, Linda ( and Cory) Nolan, Christine Antonelli, Jolina (and Chris) Autry and Alanna (and Gian) Toro and 4 great-nieces and 4 great-nephews. He was Godfather to Jolina Guardino Autry and Linda Antonelli Nolan. He was brother to Joseph Antonelli, deceased.
Through the years, he did extensive traveling to Europe, Hawaii, Canada, Bermuda and U.S. cities. He also enjoyed cruising and visiting the Caribbean Islands.
He was a member of Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church and an active subscriber to Eternal Word Television Network. He was blessed with a happy disposition and a great sense of humor. He loved old movies. He was an avid animal lover and loved watching and rooting for his favorite football team, The Philadelphia Eagles.
He had a real love of music and played piano, guitar and harmonica. He had a smile that could make you smile anytime and he loved making new friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass on Wednesday January 5, 2022 at 10:30am, at St. David RC Church , 316 Easton Road, Willow Grove PA 19090. Viewing in church from 9:30am to 10:30am.
Interment to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.