John E. Deluise Jr., 66

John E. Deluise Jr., 66

SAUGUS — Mr. John E. Deluise Jr., age 66, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Feb. 12. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Sobolewski) Deluise, with whom he shared nearly 40 years of marriage.

Born in Boston and raised in Cambridge, Mr. Deluise was the son of the late John E. and Elivira (Gnerre) Deluise. He worked for the past decade as a driver for GLSS and for 30 years as a volunteer soccer coach for Saugus Youth Soccer.

In addition to his wife, John is survived by his two children, Lauryn Deluise of Saugus and John Deluise and his wife Lauryn of Rowley; three darling grandchildren, Cadence, John IV, and Bentley; two sisters, Diane Hanafin of Wilmington and Elaine Joyce of New Hampshire; one brother, Joseph Deluise of Medford. He was predeceased by two sisters, Annette Mullin and Joanne Cloran.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge at

Service information: Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life in the BISBEE-PORCELLA Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus (please meet at church). For directions and condolences visit


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