John Paul Greto, 57, of Sheffield, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Oct. 1, 2021 at his home.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1963, in Warren, the son of Vito Greto and Patricia (Reilley) Greto.
John was a graduate of Sheffield High School. His career spanned many years in sales and retail. John was a faithful employee of Howe’s True Value in Warren, where he always greeted people with a smile and was willing to assist in any way that he could. Most recently, John was employed at ANO Oil Field of Sheffield.
John was Catholic by faith. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed walking with his dogs in Sheffield. He would always take time to stop and talk to people in Sheffield. John was an avid fisherman and thoroughly looked forward to the first day of fishing season. He would take his nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews out for the day. They loved spending time with their Uncle John. Above all else John’s family was the most important to him. He was so very proud of his sons and their accomplishments. John was a good man who will be missed by so many, especially the people of Sheffield.
Left behind to cherish John’s memory are his wife, Jackie E. Greto at home; two sons: Jordan Martin Greto of Avon, N.C,, and Jared (Jeb) Greto of Sheffield; his sisters: Kathy (Eric) Wilcox of Sugar Grove, Karen (Tom) First Greto of Lander, and Ruth (Dave) Denise of North East. John is further survived by his extended family: John (Lynn) Martin of Youngsville, Jane (John) Blake of Youngsville, Jill (Bob) Gorton of Warren, Jodi (David) Fitch of Sheffield, his very special nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
John’s family will welcome family and friends on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, from 4-7 p.m. at the Borden Funeral Home of Sheffield. A blessing service will be held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Stephen Schreiber from St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Sheffield officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Reel Fishing Charities.org or Trout Unlimited.
To leave an online condolence for John Greto, please visit www.bordenfuneralhome.com.