John David Minocchi
July 29, 1966 – January 5, 2020
John David Minocchi passed away suddenly at Banner University Medical Center on January 5, 2020. He was born in Canton, Ohio on July 29, 1966 to Frank and Linda Minocchi. He was the owner of several businesses throughout his life. John graduated in 1988 from Stark Tech with an Associate’s degree in business and was an apprentice of CNC Machine Operations. He attended Perry High School, Class of 1985.
John was preceded in death by his mother, Linda (Hefner) Minocchi and daugther, Charlynn. He is survived by his father, Frank Minocchi; his wife of 24 years, Dawn (Schilling) Minocchi of Florence, AZ, who he loved dearly and was the light of his life; his children, Chaz-Ryan (Ashley Balvin) Minocchi of Florence, AZ and grandchildren Brianna, KaitLynne and Kolton; Marissa (Cory Stermer) Minocchi-Stermer of Florence, AZ and grandchildren Oliver and Aria; Michael (Brittany) Minocchi of North Canton, OH and two grandchildren; and Andrew Minocchi of Las Vegas, NV. He is also survived by his mother-in-law (mom) Betty Schilling of Florence, AZ.
John was an amazing Husband, Dad, and Poppa. He had the biggest, most giving heart. John fought illness his whole life, with a smile on his face, no matter how bad things got. His family will remember him always as our mentor, warrior and hero.
John will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held at our family home at 4:00 p.m. on January 18, 2020. If you’d like to attend, please bring a dish or dessert to share. The address is: 11207 E. Sunflower Ct., Florence, AZ 85132