John L. Serapilio, Jr. - July 3, 2011

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 RAVENA John L. Serapilio, Jr., 80, entered eternal life Sunday, July 3, 2011. John was born in Schenectady son of the late John Sr. and Agnes Serapilio. He was an Army Veteran serving during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. John received his Bachelors Degree in engineering at Sacramento University. While living in California he worked for Aero Jet for 15 years. After returning to Ravena he worked for NYS Department of Transportation in Albany retiring in 1994.
John was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, whom he married in 1956, Rosemary Biscone Serapilio. Survivors include his sister Marlene Baker; brother Ronald (Lila) Serapilio; companion, Barbara M. Sharp; Godchildren, Josephine Bruno and Kim VanDerVeer; and many nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his sister Angelina Zeppieri.
Funeral services will be held 4 PM Friday, July 8th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. All other services will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions in memory of John may be made to the RCS Community Library, 15 Mt. Road, Ravena, NY 12143 or to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.