John C. Vietri

Mr. Vietri

John C. Vietri, 83, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.

He was born on May 1, 1936, in Gloversville, a son of the late Joseph and Madeline Clemente Vietri.

John was a graduate of Gloversville High School and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. He was employed for many years as a machinist for General Electric in Schenectady until his retirement.

John treasured his immediate and extended family and loved spending time with them. In his devoted walk with Christ, he became a father figure who positively impacted many lives. He was also an avid movie buff, loved to read and enjoyed his monthly card game. John was president of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen J. Caminiti Vietri, whom he married on May 10, 1959; one son, Joseph J. Vietri (Phyllis) of Johnstown; and one daughter, Elisa Vietri of Cleveland, Ohio; two grandchildren, J.T. Vietri and Steven Vietri; one brother, Frank Vietri (Leslie); two sisters, Martha Mongato and Marie Steding (Gary); one sister-in-law, Janis Vietri; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by one brother, Pasquale “Pucky” Vietri; two sisters, Josephine DelCostello and Jeanne Botch; and three brothers-in-law, Joseph Mongato, Frank “Chic” DelCostello and Albert Botch.

There will be no calling hours.

A gathering will be held to honor John’s life on June 9, 2019, 4 p.m. at Hales Mills Country Club, 146 Steele Road, Johnstown, NY 12095.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Glen Animal Hospital, 221 Burley Road, Fultonville, NY 12072 or to Jezreel International, 10 Interstate Avenue, Albany, New York 12205.

Cremation was at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown.

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