Deacon John Inguaggiato of Maplewood passed away at Overlook Hospital on January 31, 2020. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect St., South Orange, on Wed, Feb 5th at 10:30 AM. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, E. Hanover. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to Our Lady of Sorrows Church Food Pantry would be appreciated. For more information or to send condolences please visit jacobhollefuneralhome.com John was born in Newark and has lived in Maplewood for the past 72 years. He received his BA degree in Education from Seton Hall University and his master’s degree in Education from Kean University. John was a teacher for the Montville school system for close to 40 years. First as a 3rd grade teacher and then for his last 20 years as a librarian for both Hillsdale and Mountain View schools. John served as permanent deacon for just under 25 years at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. He was predeceased by his parents Mario and Mary (Miserendino) Inguaggiato. John is survived by his brother Robert Inguaggiato.