John Fitapelli

Obituary of John D. Fitapelli

John "Johnny Flip" Fitapelli

A self made man,with an angel on is shoulder. Born on the lower eastside of NYC, Oldest son, in a family of 7. He protected & guarded his family like a pitbull. Even in his 90's he was a guardian & driving force to family & all who had the privilege & honor to meet him. US Navy at 17 on to the South Pacific. Married the love of his life forever, Grace. A business man his whole life from running bingo games at 12 years old to Bars in NYC, Restaurants, Night Clubs,Trucking co.'s,,Fight Promoter at Sunnyside Gardens. His motto: "it was the big shot who was the little shot who kept shooting". He was a man who can make  life move. Like the Frank Sinatra song He did it HIS WAY !  He will be missed but no way forgotten by friends,family & most of all his son's Pat & Johnny Jr.

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Monday
9
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, December 9, 2019
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
98-07 Ascan Avenue
Forest Hills, New York, United States
Monday
9
December

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, December 9, 2019
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
98-07 Ascan Avenue
Forest Hills, New York, United States
Tuesday
10
December

Mass

9:30 am
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Our Lady Of Fatima RC Church
2502 80th Street
Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Tuesday
10
December

Final Resting Place

11:45 am
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Boulevard
Calverton, New York, United States
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