John Louis Schiavi

December 20, 1945April 15, 2021

John L. Schiavi was born and raised in Raritan, NJ and most recently resided in Louisville, KY and Jeffersonville, IN. He died at age 75 on April 15, 2021. In his life, he was many things: a little league baseball coach, a hardworking employee, an Army veteran, a handy man, but most importantly a dedicated husband and family man. John served in the US Army as an airman from 1965-1967 and graduated from Trenton State College with a degree in English. He spent 49 years married to the love of his life and enjoyed golfing, well-deserved family vacations, cheering on the Louisville Cardinals, eating stale "Peeps", and sitting at the head of the table, laughing, during family dinners. He was always quick-witted and ready with one-liners that made us laugh. He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis "Jiggs" and Jean Schiavi and his sisters, Mary Ann Garbarini and Carol Hutzler. He is survived by his wife, Sandra and children, Tammy McHale, Luke Schiavi, Kate Schiavi, and JR Schiavi. He was grandfather to Harmony, Brenna, Dylan, Sam, Louie, Jude, and Nia and great-grandfather to Mabel, Lorelei, Adelaide, Vera, Nora, and Flynn. There will be a celebration of John's life at a later date. Memorial gifts can be made to Hosparus Health of Indiana.


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Janet / David Pomrinca

April 16, 2021

Sandy - Our prayers are with you and your family. The memories of John as a 'Raritan Boy' and as a classmate are vivid - John was always fun and had a smile for everyone. So appreciative we could at least catch up with you at our BRHS Class of '63 Reunions. Praying your many wonderful years and happy times with John will give you and your family strength.

Janet (Foley) and David Pomrinca