John (Johnny D) DiEsposti, 78, of Lower Paxton Twp., died suddenly on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Hershey Medical Center.
Born October 3, 1933 in Harrisburg, he was a son of John and Anita (Stipa) DiEsposti, Sr.
A graduate of John Harris High School, he obtained a teaching degree from Shippensburg University and retired from the Harrisburg school district.
He was a member of many social organizations, including the American Legion, Sons of Italy, and Hershey Italian Club. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was loved and admired by many because of his generosity, quick-witted sense of humor and zest for life. He loved sports, crossword puzzles and being with all his friends.
Surviving are two sons, Eric DiEsposti and wife, Ann, of Denver, Colorado and Glenn DiEsposti and wife, Christie, of Mechanicsburg; a daughter, Tracey DiEsposti Wilk and husband, Daniel, of Harrisburg; and a granddaughter, Isabella Balshy of Harrisburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Committal services with military honors will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. The procession will depart Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., 4100 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg, promptly at 10 a.m.