Gross Funeral Home

120 Wrights ST, Hot Springs, AR


John Passero

September 21, 1926March 14, 2020

John C. Passero, 93, of Hot Springs (recently of Chicago, IL), passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020. He was born September 21, 1926 in Chicago to the late Vito and Lena DeRosa Passero.

John was a retired banker with First National/Chase Bank of Chicago. He loved to travel, eat out at his favorite restaurants and was a huge horse-racing fan. John was of the Catholic Faith.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Michael, Martin, and Christ Passero; two sisters, Rosalyn Passero and Lucille DeMarco; and his brother-in-law, Al DeMarco.

He is survived by his niece, Michele Chidester; and great nephews, James, Brian, and Steve.

The online obituary, guestbook, and memorial tribute are available at www.GrossFuneralHome.com.


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Sherrie Pros

March 25, 2020

I knew Mr. Passero while assisting him during his recent stay at LHHR. He was a very nice gentleman. My thoughts are with his family and friends.