John Pintarelli

1960 ~ 2019

Pintarelli, John Melvin John passed away Monday, January 28, 2019 at his home in Wayland after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was born December 10, 1960 in Grand Rapids, the son of John and Phyllis Pintarelli. He graduated from Wayland High School in 1979. He was a certified boat mechanic. He was a proud business owner of the Boat Doctor. In his free time he enjoyed watching nascar, the outdoors, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Nov 8, 1997 he married Sharon Walsh (Caledonia). Sharon was his best friend and love of his life. He is survived by his children Angelena (Dan) Anaya of Martin, Johnathon (Jessica) Pintarelli of Kalamazoo and his extended children Krystal Grammatico, James Grammatico and daughter-in-law Becky Pintarelli of Martin. He is survived by his siblings Jeff (Joyce) Pintarelli of Alaska and Vicki Pintarelli of Lowell. He is survived by his 13 grandchildren and nieces. He is survived by his mother-in-law Mildred Walsh of Caledonia and a large family of in-laws. He is preceded in death by his son Leonardo Pintarelli and his parents John (Phyllis) Pintarelli. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Northbridge Church, 8824 Douglas Avenue, Kalamazoo. Burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Messages of condolence may be posted at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John M. Pintarelli please visit our Sympathy Store.

Memorial Service

FEB 9. 11:00 AM (EST)

Northbridge Church

8824 Douglas Ave.

Kalamazoo, MI, 49009

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February 01, 2019 7:00pm

Oh that man and I had an odd relationship. He loved to give me crap, and of course, I always threw it right back at him. Poor Sharon had to deal with us both at times. He would call me regularly to give and get support. We had a lot in common with pain, and knowing how to push each others buttons. On the upside I know he cared and had a brotherly love for me, as I did for him. I will miss his early morning harrassment calls to keep me going strong. Deep down inside of his sarcastic self was a love and proud man of all his kids and grand babies. Always talked about how proud he was.. The Love he had for his wife, Sharon was amazing. He had nothing to say but Good things about her, and He couldn't figure how he got so lucky. I loved that most about him. The love for his family. Rest in peace John. I know you will be around to pick on me just like you promised.❤️❤️❤️

- Sherri Vassau

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