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1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
JOHN AMENDOLA John Joseph Amendola, (Giovanni Giuseppe), slipped away peacefully November 25, 2017, after fighting a series of challenging heart issues. John was born November 1, 1933, in Niagara Falls, New York, to Rose (Moretti) Amendola and Angelo Amendola. He is greeted in Heaven by his son, Anthony Amendola. John is survived by his wife, Judy (Lowers) Amendola; and two children, John "Sonny" Amendola and Maria Deschamps Amendola-Kidnie. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Christina Amendola, Megan (Amendola) Quintana, Sebastien and David Deschamps, and Angelo Amendola; as well as many great-grandchildren, including, Milo, Frida Jeanne, April, Allie, Manuel, Hope and Grace (twins) Timothy and Juliette. John was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology majoring in printing and photography. John served in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. John owned and operated car sales and rental companies in Reno. John was semi-retired, self-employed and owner of John Amendola Advertising Specialties, catering to Las Vegas casinos. He was an active Poker player, played and won many tournaments. John was the organizer for the Niagara Falls Picnic in Las Vegas. If you knew John and were a friend, you knew that he would take the shirt off his back to help anyone in need. We believe the world will never know a better man than him!!! Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 30, at La Paloma Funeral Services, 5250 Stephanie St. A reception will be held immediately after the service for friends and family until 5 p.m.
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