Celebrating the life of John D. Chiodo
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Born in Mt. Carbon, on May 19, 1927, he was a son of the late Rosa (Ferraiolo) and Antonio Chiodo.
He was a member of St. Patrick R.C.C and a member of the former St. Joseph Parish.
John worked at the Pottsville Farmers Market for 14 years; Aetna Steel and at the Intermediate School as a janitor.
He was a very active in the Pottsville community. He was a 50+ year member of the Knights of Columbus Schuylkill Assembly Council 431, where he was a past Grand Knight and also, a fourth degree Knights of Columbus; a 50+ year member of the Humane Fire Company and Sons of Italy; a 20+ year member of the Travelers Protect Association; and the Sergeant of Arms for AFLCIO.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Chiodo; and brothers: Carl, Anthony, Angelo, and Sam.
John is survived by several nieces and nephews; and grand nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick R.C.C., 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville with Msgr. EdwardJ. O’Connor as celebrant. A viewing will held on Tuesday morning at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St. at 9:30 a.m until the procession will leave for church.
Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Pottsville.
The family request contributions in John's memory be sent to the Knights of Columbus, 106 N. 6th St., Pottsville, PA 17901.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com
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