John Anthony Farina, Sr.

john farina, sr.

June 1, 1953 ~ August 25, 2022

Born in: Astoria, New York
Resided in: Bethlehem, Georgia

John Anthony Farina, Sr., age 69, of Bethlehem, GA passed on Thursday, August 25, 2022.

He was a loving father and friend to many. John had a passion for being on the golf course, spending time on the boat and watching the Jets & Mets play!

He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Farina. John is survived by his son, John Anthony Farina Jr, Bethlehem, GA; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Marceline, MA; grandchildren, Lorelai, Jace and Austin Marceline, MA; brother & sister-in-law, Robert and Jodi Farina, Middle Island, NY; sister-in-law, Maureen Farina, Grayson, GA; nieces, Kerri Petrella, Loganville, GA, Dawn Porco, FL, Susan Jahnsen, NY; nephews, Frank Farina, Adam Farina, Grayson, GA; numerous family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 3:00PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at Wages & Sons Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow in the chapel at 3:00PM. Concluding the service, a gathering will be held from 4:00 – 6:00PM at Moonshiners Bar & Grill.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Visitation: August 31, 2022 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Funeral Service: August 31, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Gathering: August 31, 2022 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Moonshiners Bar & Grill
2445 Moon Road
Grayson, GA 30017

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  1. Just so heartbreaking – he was too young to leave this world! So blessed to have had the opportunity to reconnect with a wonderful man and continue a wonderful friendship. My heart hurts for his family and all those who love John. I hope he hits ‘em long and straight up there in the heavens. ❤️????❤️

  2. RIP “Ginzo”! Thanks for the memories. We had some wonderful times up to the Wetenhall estate and Lyons

  3. CandleImageSo sad to see that you passed John. You were my first boyfriend in Jr. HS. May you rest in peace and God’s love.

  4. So very sorry to learn of your passing, John. Rest in peace and good health again. May every round be a championship!

  5. CandleImageRIP Dad. I love you to the heavens and back. You will be missed by many. Give everyone a big hug and kiss for me, please. ????????????

  6. CandleImageMay you now get some well-deserved rest. I remember you packing that minivan every Friday for the long trip back to deliver to your accounts. We had some great laughs and you will be missed.

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