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John P. Giesing

John P. Giesing

John P. Giesing, age 66, of Sally Place, Virginia, IL, died on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville, IL. John was born on January 17, 1954 in Quincy the son of Walter J. and Catherine J. (Kaires) Giesing.

John was born severely disabled, and was lovingly cared for by his parents until their death. John loved watching football especially when his families favorite team played. He loved being outdoors and feel the sun and the wind on his face. His fun loving personality brought joy to all he met. As an organ donor, he will continue to touch the lives of others.

Survivors include:
his brother, Walter (Diane R) Giesing of Quincy;

Nieces and nephews: Frankie (Rachael) Murphy Giesing; Michael (Kinga) Murphy; Gina (Nick) Lavorato, and Alysha Hagarty.

Great nieces and nephews: Matilda and Oliver Murphy, Alejandra, Valentino and Press Giesing; Gigi and Francis Lavorato.
The kind and loving Staff and Residents of Sally Place were his family also.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Peter. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. There is no visitation but family and friends are invited to the funeral mass. Memorials are suggested to Sally Place.

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From:
Joe Puskar
Comments:
I will forever remember, while riding our bikes in the subdivision, or playing in the yard, seeing John endlessly walking in his yard. May he now know a normal life with his Mom and Dad. He will be in my prayers.
From:
Debra Lowe
Beardstown, IL
Comments:
I'm sure going to miss taking care of you Johnny fly high my friend❤❤
From:
David Lomax
Palmyra, MO
Comments:
Sorry to hear of Johnny's passing.