Obituary of John DiStefano, Sr.
John DiStefano, Sr., age 83, of Cartersville, VA, formerly from Medford, NJ, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022 at his daughter’s home in Newark, DE. He was born August 12, 1938 in Mount Holly, NJ to the late Sabatino and Josephine (nee Riccio) DiStefano. John was a self-employed farmer growing up on his family farm located in Medford, “The DiStefano Farm”, now known as Freedom Park. In his early years he was a member of the Future Farmers of America and other organizations through the years. John enjoyed hunting, nature and being in the outdoors. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle who will be missed by all. John is predeceased by his beloved wife, Joan M. DiStefano; his son, Samuel DiStefano; his parents, Sabatino and Josephine DiStefano, and his three siblings, Ida Ricciardi, Lucy Miglio, and Vincent DiStefano. He leaves behind his daughter, Doris Trainer and husband James of Newark, DE; his son John DiStefano, Jr. of Cartersville, VA; his five grandchildren, Anthony DiStefano, Ashley DiStefano, Andrea Walker, Michael Trainer, and John A. DiStefano; his great-grandchild, Paisley DiStefano; his brother, Nicola DiStefano of Medford; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service for John will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 12 PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home located at 52 Main Street, New Egypt, NJ 08533. Calling hours will be held from 11 AM to 12 PM at the funeral home.