John Mastorakis

Obituary of John J. Mastorakis

Chicopee- John J. Mastorakis, 78, formerly of Holyoke, passed away December 5, 2023. He was born on January 19, 1945, in Holyoke, to the late James and Edna (Depot) Mastorakis. John enjoyed working with his hands and took pleasure in taking things apart and putting it all back together. Most of all, John loved his family. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

John was predeceased by his parents, James and Edna; his sister, Donna Pasternak; and his daughter-in-law, Michelle Mastorakis. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 53 years, Melanie (Pasterczyk) Mastorakis; children, James Mastorakis, and Mark and his wife Carla Mastorakis; grandchildren, Brittany, Rachel, Aidan, and Mia; great-grandchildren, Riley and Reese; sisters, Kathy Mastorakis and Ann Hebert; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on December 11, 2023 from 4-7pm at the Beers & Story South Hadley Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on December 12, 2023 at 9am for a funeral procession to St. Jerome's Cemetery in Holyoke. Due to severe allergies, the family is requesting in lieu of flowers to please consider donating in John's memory to either Make-A-Wish Foundation by visiting or Shriner's Hospital for Children by visiting

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Visitation - Public

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, December 11, 2023
Beers & Story Funeral Homes, South Hadley
646 Newton Street
South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States


9:30 am
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
St. Jerome's Cemetery
125 Saint Jerome Ave
Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Meet at funeral home at 9:00am to process to the cemetery
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