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Obituary for John J. Buonsante

John J.  Buonsante
Mr. John J. Buonsante entered eternal rest on Monday December 4, 2017. He was 90 years old. John was born on September 8, 1927 to the late Giuseppe and Maria Chiantera Buonsante. he was a graduate of the Harrison School system before continuing on to technical school. John was employed by the New York Telephone Company for 39 years, reaching management level before retiring in 1987. John was an active parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Church and a long devoted member of the Harrison Knights of Columbus, where his presence will be sorely missed. In his later years, John also enjoyed many friendships through his time spent with the Harrison Senior Citizens. John was the beloved husband of the late “Jean”. he was the devoted father to Jo-Anne Gaglione (John), Patricia Ljungquist (Jim O’Brien), and John Buonsante Jr. (Tracy).He also leaves behind 7 loving grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Along with his wife and parents, John had also been pre-deceased by a sister, Elizabeth Oberlander. The Buonsante Family will be receiving friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Harrison Funeral Home. The funeral will be held on Saturday. Mass of the Christian Burial 10 a.m. at St. Gregory the Great Church. Interment to follow at the Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, New York. In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial contributions in his honor to The Wounded Warrior Project. Harrison Funeral Home 329 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, New York 10528.
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