COMMENT: Philip W. Romano remembers Farina, John F. [MC1978 RIP]

2016-Aug-31

Author Philip W. Romano
   
In Response To JOBIT: Farina, John F. [MC1978 RIP] 2016-Jun-14 | In reply to Maria.
Submitted on 2016/08/30 at 4:18 pm
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John has two brothers. Frank and Tom. When I learned of Johns passing (on this website as well), I sent a letter to his house (“to The Family of John Farina” 1512 Lurting Ave, Bronx, NY 10461) offering my condolences and sharing some remembrances, assuming someone would get the mail eventually. I received an nice Email reply from Tom and just a few days ago I received a letter from Frank . You could try contacting them at this address as I did.

I don’t know that I feel comfortable sharing the brothers email and home addresses publicly on this forum, but feel free to contact me directly c/o jasper@reinke.cc. I would be happy to forward any communications to him for you.

I would surely attend any memorial service in his honor. John also worked at Zoo-Rama Inc Pet Shop at 2566 East Tremont Ave. Bronx, NY 10461 He was well loved there as well.

In case you don’t know the details, as I understand it John walked from the pet shop down the block to the RiteAid Pharmacy to check his blood pressure (I don’t know the details; perhaps he didn’t feel right). He basically walked in and collapsed of a massive heart attack and never regained consciousness. He died that day – May 25, 2016.

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