John F. Chioffe, 72, passed away July 10, 2018 at Geisinger hospital in Danville. John was a widower of Gail Chioffe (Klinger),whom he shared forty wonderful years of marriage until her passing in 2005 of cancer.
Born and raised in Hazleton, Pa, John was the son of Samuel Chioffe and Mary Gaudio. He attended Hazleton Area High school, where he graduated. He was employed by Strick Trailers in Levittown, Pa and later in life ran a small clothing store with his wife in Hazleton.
John was a active member of the Jaycees and the Lions Club. He enjoyed spending time outside, playing cards with his family and spending time with his Great Dane buddies, Stanley and Radar. He will be remembered for his sweet personality, great sense of humor, and also for his unforgettable stubbornness.
John was proceeded in death by his mother Mary Gaudio, his father Samuel Chioffe, his sister Lenore Chioffe and his wife Gail Chioffe (Klinger). He is survived by his three children, Yvonne and Randy (Chioffe) Bradshaw, Mansfield, Pa, John Jr. and Joanna Chioffe, Skippack, Pa and Marygrace Chioffe and Doug Bardo, Benton Pa, where John resided until his passing. John is also survived by his five grandchildren, Nicole Bradshaw, Jonathan Bradshaw, Samantha Bradshaw, Brittany Martini, and Jameson Chioffe.
There will be a Memorial service on Sunday July 29th at 1pm held at the residence of Marygrace Chioffe and Doug Bardo 19 Kingsberry Drive Benton, Pa 17814. Family and friends may send condolences at www.bunnellfuneralhome.com. Bunnell Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the Chioffe family.