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Memorial Service

St. John Lutheran Church
Saturday October 12th, 2019
11:00am

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John A. Pinto, Sr.

John A. Pinto, Sr., age 83, of 2558 Old Berwick Rd., Bloomsburg (Espy) passed away at 9:18 p.m. on October 1, 2019 at his home.

Born in Philadelphia on September 24, 1936, he was a son of the late Manuel and Elizabeth (Hibberd) Pinto.

John worked for Tastykake Baking Co., Philadelphia, for 20 years. He moved to Bloomsburg in 1973 and opened JP’s Cold Cuts, in Espy, which he operated until 2018. He also worked for the Strick Corp., Washingtonville, for several years.

John was an avid fisherman and enjoyed collecting cars, especially Cadillacs. He was the PA Keystone Champion Archer in 1969.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Joseph in 1981 and a  grandson, John A. Pinto in 2016.

Surviving is his wife of 50 years, the former Caroll J. Moneyhan, whom he married on November 16, 1968; five children: Deborah A Pinto, wife of Daniel Spatolla, Williamsport, Patricia A. Patete, Philadelphia, John A. Pinto, Jr., and his wife Judith, Lafayette Hill, Sandra K., wife of Donald King, Scottsdale, AZ, and Linda J. Countryman, Gilbert, AZ; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers: James Pinto, and his wife Rosalie, Bensalem, and Thomas Pinto, and his wife Adele, Fishtown; and his adopted son, Chris Ehmer, and his companion Annemarie Carl, Bloomsburg.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 in St. John Lutheran Church, 2575 Old Berwick Rd., Bloomsburg (Espy), with the pastor Rev. Gordon E. Smith, officiating. Interment will follow in New Rosemont Cemetery.

In remembrance of John, memorials may be sent to St. John Lutheran Church, 2575 Old Berwick Rd. Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St.,  Bloomsburg.


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A candle was lit in memory of John Pinto, Sr.

Regina Turella Nov 3 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences go out to the pinto family enter John's children and grandchildren each and everyone of you have become a wonderful people and great adults my heart and my prayers go out to you rest in peace JP

William Patete sr. Oct 10 2019 12:00 AM

William Patete sr. My condolences to the Pinto family especially the pinto children you have all grown up to be wonderful adults and awesome people my heart goes out to you and your entire family God bless each and everyone of you and also to the wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren rest in peace JP

William Patete sr. Oct 10 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Pinto, Sr.

Joanne Johnson Faus Oct 8 2019 12:00 AM

Dad Johnny always said you were a king of kings. You will always be remembered. I know you are in a better place. May you rest in peace.
Your son , John

John A. Pinto Jr. Oct 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Pinto, Sr.

Melinda Dawson Oct 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Pinto, Sr.

Lori Carper Bittenbender Oct 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Pinto, Sr.

John Wanich Oct 3 2019 12:00 AM