John Valente
Thursday
19
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Carnesale Funeral Home
202 South Third Street
Hammonton, New Jersey, United States
Friday
20
July

Visitation at Main Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, July 20, 2018
St. Mary Of Mt. Carmel Parish Church Of St. Joseph's
226 French Street
Hammonton, New Jersey, United States
Friday
20
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, July 20, 2018
St. Mary Of Mt. Carmel Parish Church Of St. Joseph's
226 French Street
Hammonton, New Jersey, United States
Friday
20
July

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Friday, July 20, 2018
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
124 S. First Road
Hammonton, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of John Valente

John J. Valente, Jr., 70, of Venice, FL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his residence. John fought a long and courageous battle with cancer and lived far longer then expected to the amazement of his doctors. Born in Newark, NJ he was raised in Harrison, NJ and has lived in Venice, Florida for 12 years. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. John received an Army Commendation Medal for Heroism when he distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous actions while serving as a member of the point element in an aero-rifle platoon. He was the 3rd baseman for the 1999 Senior Softball World Champion Team, 50 AAA Division. John worked as a Hudson County Homicide Investigator, then as a Criminal Investigator with the State of NJ Public Defender's Office. He was predeceased by his parents, John J. Valente, Sr. and Sophie (Gonsowski) Valente. John is survived by his loving wife, Bernadette Valente (nee Bruno) of Venice, FL; his sister, Judith Deak and her husband James of Lanoka Harbor, NJ, his children, John J. Valente, III of Bayville, NJ, Janet Platt (Mark) of Chester, VT; Sergio Valente (Kelly) of Brick, NJ; Blake Gregory of New York, NY; his grandson who was his pride and joy, Owen Valente; his nephew, James Deak and his niece, Holly Deak. A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 7:00pm until 9:00pm at the Carnesale Funeral Home, 202 S. Third St., Hammonton, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:00am in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish Church of St., Joseph's 226 French St., Hammonton where a viewing will be held from 10:00am until 11:00am. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hammonton. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Philanthropy Department 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238 or at www.tidewell.org.

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