John A. Greco, 59, of Bartlett, NH died peacefully on June 18, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. John’s love of family and constant desire to help and provide for all around him touched all that knew him. John will be remembered for his love of skiing and mountain biking.
John was born in Lawrence, MA and raised primarily in Orange, MA. He graduated from Mahar High School in Orange in 1976, attended the Culinary Institute of America and later obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Emmanuel College. He resided in Southborough, MA for 12 years before moving to Bartlett, NH and embarking on an RV trip across the country for the last year of his life.
John started his working career in the restaurant industry working at a variety of restaurants in MA, NH, AZ and MO. He went on to teach Culinary Arts at Cambridge Rindge and Latin and eventually changed careers. For the last 22 years John worked for Genzyme as a Process Engineer.
He leaves his loving wife of 13 years, Pamela J. Arsenault; his two step children, Nicole T. Vanderlinde and her husband Michael of Los Angeles and Ryan P. Sullivan and his wife Rachel of Quincy; his parents, Anthony (Tony) Greco and Mary Constance (Coleman) Greco of Orange; two brothers, Mark Greco of Gloucester and Robert Greco and his wife Jen of Ipswich; two sisters, Anne Marie Barber of New Salem and Margaret Bousquet and her husband Gary of Athol; four nephews, Bradley and Nicholas Bousquet, Will Greco and Michael Greco and three nieces, Allison and her husband Ben Wyatt, Mallory Barber and Mia Greco.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services from the Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody St., Waltham, Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of John's life at Sacred Heart Church, 311 River St., Waltham at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Feake Cemetery, Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 3 - 7 p.m. Parking attendants will be on duty.
Memorial donation may be sent to Dana Farber Cancer Center Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 (www.dana-farber.org/gift)/