John S. Facchino died July 28, 2015 at the age of 74. He was born July 4, 1941, and was a resident of Ahwahnee for 25 years. He retired in 1998 from the grocery business in San Jose. He enjoyed riding his horse, AJ, and was also very involved in Kairos, a prison ministry.
Mr. Facchino is survived by his wife, Fern, children, Johnny of Greenville, South Carolina, Jarrod and wife Leigh of Mt. Holly, North Carolina, Jaime and wife Julie of Indian Land, South Carolina, Tammy and Toni Caglia of Belfair, Wash., and Tim Agee of Ahwahnee; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother Dennis and wife, Angela Sowa, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Aug. 15 at Mountain Christian Center in Oakhurst.
Donations can be made in his name to Oakhurst Sierra Rotary, P.O. Box 643, Oakhurst; or Friends of the Ahwahnee Hills Park, P.O. Box 3, Ahwahnee; or The Grove-Ahwahnee, 42461 Highway 49, Ahwahnee.