John J. Vearling

  • Died: January 24, 2022
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

John J. Vearling passed away on January 24, 2022. He was 58. John was born in Philadelphia to Jacqueline and Joseph Vearling. He is survived by his loving girlfriend of 15 years, Lori Giancaterino; children, John, Jackie, Meg, Samantha, Jessica, and Jonathan; mother, Jacqueline (nee Leaff); siblings, Joe, Audrey (Bill), and Bobby; niece, Olivia; and nephews, Kyle, Ethan and Carson. John is preceded in death by his father, Joseph.

Relatives and friends are invited to John's Life Celebration on Monday, January 31, 2022 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154. A second viewing will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at St. Matthew's Church, 3000 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia from 9:15AM to 10:15AM with a funeral mass beginning at 10:30AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John's name may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for the family of John. I met John when he was with my Sister in law Margaret. Our families spend a fair amount of time together and we always enjoyed our relationship with John and his family. When they parted ways I missed John. My most sincere condolences go out to all of your family.

Posted by Matt Ott - Franklinville, NJ - Family   February 02, 2022

Meggie and Family. I can not express how sad I am for all of you at this time. It is never easy when someone leave your life, but it is even harder when they are so young. Your Dad will be in all of our hearts and thoughts. Ed O'Neil and Family.

Posted by Edward O'Neil - Bristol Borough, PA - Family Friend   February 01, 2022

It was such a pleasure knowing you and Lori. I will miss you dearly, but I know you and Len have a lot of catching up. My prayers and thoughts are for Lori and your family.

Posted by PEGGY ROBERTS - Villas, NJ - Family Friend   January 31, 2022

I'm so sorry for your loss. Rest is Peace John.

Posted by Bob Monzo - Williamstown, NJ - Friend   January 31, 2022

John was such a nice guy. So very sorry for him and everyone that surrounded him. May he Rest In Peace. Prayers to all of the family.

Posted by Riley Davis - Philadelphia, PA - Family Friend   January 30, 2022

John, I'm gonna miss you. Thank you for your friendship. Elections will never be the same. Rest Easy

Posted by Patrice Hosgood - Philadelphia, PA - Family   January 27, 2022

Rest in Pease John. Prayers for all of your family.

Posted by Gary Ozer - Philadelphia, PA   January 27, 2022

Outstanding Man without a doubt !!! We Love him but God Loves best. Rest in Peace brother.

Posted by Barry McCoy - Philadelphia, PA - Coworker   January 27, 2022

To Lori and John's family. I'm so sorry for your loss. He was way to young to be taken from this lifetime. My prayers are with you all . Love Debbie Wall

Posted by debra - Philadelphia, PA - Family   January 26, 2022

So sorry for your loss. John was a great Dad and brother

Posted by Tammy Grethen - Norfolk, VA   January 26, 2022


Rest in peace, sir. You will be missed.

Posted by Chris Fried - Phila, PA - Friend   January 26, 2022

Johnnie, Jackie, Meggie.....I am at a loss for words. I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was the best. I am truly lucky to have called him my friend. I hope that you all find comfort and strength in your family and in your friends at this time.

Posted by Lory Fekete - Friend   January 26, 2022

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