NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. -- John Philip "Sonny" Lennon, of North Arlington, died on Dec. 22. He was 82.
He was born in North Arlington on May 7, 1934. He is the son of the late Catherine (Hibbits) and John J. Lennon. He worked at the Pfizer Corporation in Lyndhurst from 1993 to 1998. Previously he worked for the Monsanto Corporation in Kearny as a chemical operator for 30 years before retiring in 1990. He served in the United States Army from1955 to 1957.
He is survived by his children, Patricia Lennon, Eileen Simonetty and her husband Joe, Catherine Severino, John P. Lennon and his wife MaryAnn, and Marianne Pita and her husband Fred; grandchildren, Cathie Rizzolo, Joseph, Linda and Thomas Marasco, Michael and Christopher Simonetty, Alison Kelly, Pat Severino Jr., Daniel, Megan and Nicole Severino, Kyle and Kelly Lennon, and Bryannah, Zachary, and Brooke Pita; and siblings, Margaret (Peggy) Yocuis and Eileen Wagner.
Visitation will be at Parow Funeral Home, 185 Ridge Road, North Arlington, on Monday, Dec. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral mass will be at 9 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington for the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. The interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, 20 Mercer St., Hackensack, N.J. 07601.