John W. Banocy, 82, of Derry, passed away September 28, 2021 at his home. He was born September 2, 1939 in New Derry, a son of the late John W. and Anna M. (Horvath) Banocy.
John was a U.S Marine Corp veteran having served from 1960 - 1964, having attained the rank of Corporal. He was a long time member of Twin Maples Hunt Club in Derry, the Bradenville Slovak Club, the Derry Rod and Gun Club and the National Space and Aeronautics Union as a mold and die member. John enjoyed all types of hunting and fishing, especially trout fishing at the Rod and Gun Club, in the Loyalhanna Creek and salmon fishing in Lake Huron. Deer hunting, small game hunting and looking for wild mushrooms in the spring and fall were some favorite pass times, along with his greatest enjoyment, tending to his vegetable garden.
John is survived by his wife Diane E. (Dahl) Banocy, two sons; John W. Banocy III (Johnny) and Melinda Walters of Derry and Daniel Anthony Banocy (Danny) USMC Corporal of Ohio, a daughter Denise Annette Banocy of Derry, two grandchildren Brea Lasagna and John W. Banocy V (Jack) and his mother Audrey Robertson of Whitney, a great grandson Gabriel Wypych, two brothers; Jim Banocy and wife Joan of Derry, Bob Banocy and wife Jan of Bedford, two sisters; Helen Yacobucci of North, VA and Pat Sracic and husband Nick of Blairsville, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents John is preceded in death by a daughter Deborah Anne Lasagna and a grandson Robert (Bobby) Lasagna and a brother in law Bill Yacobucci.
All arrangements are private and under the direction of McCabe Funeral Home 300 West Third Ave Derry
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