REIDSVILLE John George Sacrinty, Jr., 93, of 911 Courtland Ave. died Tuesday (Oct.ober 16, 2012) at Annie Penn Hospital.
A native of Rockingham Co., he was a son of the late John George and Bessie Duncan Sacrinty and he had lived in Reidsville most of his life. John retired as a Lieutenant from the Reidsville Police Dept. with 34 years of service.
He graduated from Reidsville High School in 1937. John attended and played football at Duke University and Marshall University. He was a lifetime member of the Reidsville Elk's Lodsge, a 64 year member of Jefferson Penn Masonic Lodge, a member of Woodmont United Methodist Church, and a US Navy Veteran of WWII with a rank of Specialist (A) Second Class. John was preceded in death by his brothers: Otis M. "Bo" Sacrinty and Dr. Nicholas W. Sacrinty, and by a sister: Athena Sue Sacrinty.
Surviving is his wife of 71 years: Mary Pierce Sacrinty of the home; daughters: Sandra McCollum & husband: John of Reidsville, Dianne Hall & husband: Dwight of Reidsville, Mary Jon Love & husband: Danny of Reidsville , Catherine Hall & husband: Greg of Durham; sister: Avra S. Hester of Garland, TX; grandchildren: Mary Kelly Glidewell, Katie McCollum Amos & husband: Tim, Dr. Zack Hall & wife: Rachel, Clara Love Prigge & husband: Grant, Daniel Love & wife: Lawson, Bryan Love & wife: Ryan, Meredith H. Hall, & Rachel Hall; great-grandchildren: Powell & Libby Glidewell; Mary Anna Amos; Zack III, Bill & Miriam Hall; Max & Rex Love Prigge; special friends: Jon & Vickie Gallagher, the Dale Stevens Family of Carolina Beach, James & Priscilla Festerman and the Staff of Penn Nursing Facility.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday (October 21, 2012) at Woodmont United Methodist Church and the family will see friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall, at other times, the family will be at the residence. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Sacrinty family.
Memorials may be made to: Woodmont United Methodist Church 1926 Richardson Dr. Reidsville, NC 27320.
Online condolences may be made at www.cittyfh.com