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John S. Boznango, Jr. Aug 13, 1938 - Nov 23, 2019

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John S. Boznango “Buzz”, age 81, passed away on November 23, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. John had previously resided in Aston, but was most recently a resident of Garnet Valley. Born and raised in Chester, John was a graduate of Saint James High School where he had played basketball. John served his nation proudly in the Army before going on to work for the State Farm Insurance Company, where he retired in 1997. John was a member of the Delco Pinochle League, the Monarchs Social Club, and American Legion Post 951 in Boothwyn. He also coached Biddy Basketball and ran fourteen marathons, including several Marine Corps marathons. John was an avid sports fan and he enjoyed spending time with his family. He was always supportive of their academic accomplishments and he celebrated each of their athletic achievements.

John was the son of the late John Boznango, Sr. and Gertrude Bedford Boznango and brother to the late William Boznango and Nancy Boznango.

Survivors: His beloved wife of 57 years: Joanne Roberts Boznango. Children: Deborah Boznango Doshier (Jack) and Dennis Boznango (Cecille). Brother: Michael Boznango. Grandchildren: Kate and Emily Doshier, and Julia and Laura Boznango.

Visitation: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1:30-2:45 pm at the Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home, 5980 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA 19014. Funeral Service: Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home. Burial: Private at a later date. In Lieu of Flowers: Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association at  


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Begins: Dec 07, 2019 3:00pm - 3:30pm

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Louis Joseph Orban says:

Submitted on: Nov 27, 2019

Buzz was a loyal and committed Jimmie who was admired and will be missed. Prayers for him and his beloved family. Lou Orban, Class of 1957, St. James

Jill Walsh says:

Submitted on: Nov 27, 2019

Buzz will always be remembered. He was a loving, kind and upbeat soul! A true original. My deepest sympathy to you JoAnne, Debbie, Denny and your families. Jill

Donna Rhoads says:

Submitted on: Nov 27, 2019

So sorry for your loss, sending warm hugs to your family. May his memory be a blessing.

John Mooney says:

Submitted on: Nov 26, 2019

On behalf of the St. James High School Alumni Association, I extend our deepest sympathies and prayers on your loss. On April 19, 2020, the Alumni Association will remember John at their annual Memorial Mass at St. Madeline's Church in Ridley Park.

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