John F. Scrima

  • Born: November 6, 1937
  • Died: January 5, 2019
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880

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Tel. (781) 334-9966

Tribute & Message From The Family


John F. Scrima. 81, of Reading formerly of Medford died on Saturday, January 5 at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Born in Winthrop on November 6, 1937, he was the son of the late John and Adele (Guarino) Scrima.

John was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1955 and the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He was a retired accounts executive for Hartz Mountain Inc., in Springfield. Mr. Scrima was a member of the American Legion Yankee Division Post 290 and the East Boston's Gentlemen's Club. He enjoyed the beach and swimming. John enjoyed traveling and spending time in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. He cherished his time with his family and all of his grandchildren at family events. John especially enjoyed taking in a summer day to enjoy the rays of the sun.

Mr. Scrima is survived by his wife Carole N. (Grieco) Scrima, his five children; Steven Scrima and his wife Francesca of Cary, IL, Carrie Ferranti and her husband Jason of Melrose, Kenneth Goggin and his wife Leslie of Londonderry, NH, Laureen Parvin and her husband Raymond of Andover and his sister Eleanor Paradis and her partner John Stephenuck of Peabody. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren; Anthony and Stephanie Scrima, Isabella, Paige and Eliza Ferranti, Victoria and Ryan Goggin, Trevor and Ashley Parvin and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday from 9-11am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Adelaide Church, 708 Lowell St, in Peabody at 11:30am. Interment will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Very sorry to hear of John's passing. I worked with him for years at Suffolk Downs. My condolences to John's family. RIP John. God bless

Posted by Randy Wohlen - Melrose, MA - Friend   January 12, 2019

SO SORRY TO HEAR JOHN KNEW HIM AS DICKIE A DEAR CHILDHOOD FRIEND HAD PASSES AWAY WISH YOU CAROLE MY DEAREST SYMPATHY WE HAD MANY GOOD TIMES TOGETHER I AM SO SAD

Posted by felix FAIELLA - East Boston, MA - Friend   January 11, 2019

Dear Carole, So sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved husband. May he soon be in the arms of his Savior. Bless you & your family.

Posted by Carol Amico - Reading, MA - Friend   January 09, 2019

So sorry for the loss of a loved man.

Posted by Suzanne Kelley - Tewksbury, MA - Friend   January 09, 2019

Sending love and light to you and your family, Laureen.

Posted by Carla & Kevin Byrne - Plum Island, MA - friend   January 09, 2019

Cousin Carole so sorry to hear Johns passing he was a lovely man. I am sorry I cannot be with you during this time as I've got a bout with the flu so can't make services. I will be thinking of you cousin. xoxo Elaine Grieco Curreri

Posted by Elaine C Cureri - Middleton, MA - Family   January 09, 2019

Dear Carole and family so sorry to hear of your great loss to soon! Sympathy and Love to you Carole John will never leave your heart Memoriers last forever. Love Susan Messina

Posted by Susan Messina - Stoneham - Friend   January 09, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Memories are a gift that people give to others that last forever.
Big hug.
John Murray

Posted by John Murray - Wakefield, MA - Friend   January 08, 2019

Dickie,
Well miss you forever.
Love, Judy and Jerry Stein

Posted by Judy Stein - Swampscott, MA - friend   January 08, 2019

WE are so sorry for the lost of John, he was a good man .May he rest in peace. we send our thoughts and prayers to the Family The Morani's

Posted by Gregory Morani - Middleton, MA - Family Friend   January 08, 2019

Ellie,
I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family.
Joan

Posted by Joan Savioli - Peabody, MA - Family Friend   January 07, 2019


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