Lella Jr., John Anthony aka Jack. Age 93. Born April 4, 1928 in Oswego New York. John was a loving Father, Grandfather, and friend. He was selfless and kind, always willing to lend in hand and volunteer for a good cause.
He spent his formative years in New Hartford NY as an electrical engineer. John was a graduate of St. Bonaventure University earning a Bachelors of Science and had a Navy assignment in California later starting a career with GE in Shreveport where he met Leah on a blind date and never separated. He was very active in church, choir, scouting, and his beloved Knights of Columbus. There he earned the highest honor of 4th degree and served as Grand Knight.
He Was predeceased by his parents and son John A. Lella III. He is survived by his daughter Donna M. Lella, Daughter in law Ginger Lella, Grandsons Grant M. Lella and Nicholas D. Nixon, Sisters Marie D Felice, nieces Linda Campodnoni and family. Mary Ann Hooverter and family, nephews John Manno Jr and family, Edward L. Felice. Donations in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer’s Association.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 11am St Francis of Assisi Grapevine and viewing Thursday 6-8pm North Dallas Funeral Home 2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas TX 75234