April 23, 1933 ~ July 8, 2011
John Sam Musso, born April 23, 1933, passed away after a lengthy illness on July 8, 2011. Preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Eva Musso, sister-in-law, Lynette Musso and brother- in-law, Richard 'Buzz' McNamara. Survived by his children, Joan (Larry) Jordan, John (Pam) Musso, Jim (Tammy) Musso and Joe Musso; grandchildren, Jim and Josh Martin, Adam Jordan, Mikki, Jordan, Megan (Giz), Erin, Joey, Jimmy and Jessica Musso; sister, Rose (Ron) Connell; brother, Don (Joan) Musso; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by ex-wife, Virginia Musso; extended family and friends.
John began working on the family farm at a very young age and continued for many years after returning from the Korean War. He served in the Korean War, worked at the Pueblo Army Depot, worked at Sears for several years which lead to the opening of A-1 Appliance Repair. As an expert at appliance repair, he served on the advisory board at PCC as well as instructed classes. Other business adventures which John was involved in were The Circle of Thieves Bar & Restaurant, various gambling junkets, primarily Nevada Connection. He served on both city and county zoning boards and was one of the founders of the Italian Open.
Viewing from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel.
Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling Dr., with the Rev. Father Jim King as celebrant. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family receiving guests at the home of Jim Musso, 1116 Lane 23. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com