Published: July 19, 2016
GOSHEN, N.Y. — John A. Losinno, 69, of Goshen, formerly of Hawley, Penn., passed away July 7 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife, children and loving family at the time of his death.
John was born August 25, 1946, in Newburgh, N.Y. He was the son of the late Nicola Losinno and Edna Hall and predeceased by his brother Nick Losinno.
He was co-founder of Montgomery Wholesale of Montgomery, N.Y., with his brother Ralph in 1981. John enjoyed doing the antiques shows at Brimfield, Mass. The brothers went on to establish Castle Antiques and Reproductions in Hawley. John always had a smile and kind words for his customers and considered many to be family. John retired in 2006 when the brothers sold the company.
He enjoyed playing cards, family gatherings and spending time with his grandchildren. John was a huge Yankees fan who attended many games and celebrated his 65th birthday at Yankee Stadium.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Rita Losinno. He is also survived by his son Vincent and his wife Lanna Keller of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., son Darrin Keller and his partner Rita Carrk of Watervliet, N.Y., and his daughter Chrystine and her husband James Shoop of Goshen. He was the proud “Papo” of seven grandchildren — Remington, Jake and Wayne Keller, Tory Carrk, Anthony Pagani, Giavanna and Jianni Shoop.
He also leaves behind his sisters Joy L. Dunn of Concord, N.H., Elizabeth Camporeale of The Villages, Fla., his brother Ralph and sister-in-law Kathy Losinno of Hawley and sister-in-law Jeannette Losinno from New Windsor, N.Y. He has four nephews and five nieces.
A mass of Christian burial was conducted on July 11 at Sacred Heart R.C. Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor, N.Y.
Donations may be made in John’s name to the American Cancer Society, 121 Executive Drive, New Windsor, NY 12553.
Condolence cards may be sent to the Losinno family at 92 Gibson Road, Goshen NY 10924, or online condolences may be left at www.donovanfunerals.com.
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