John C.
Greece: Thursday, June 30, 2011 at age 55. Predeceased by his parents, Durward and Bernice. Survived by his children, Jasmine Waters, Jonquil Waterstraw, Jonathan Waterstraw, James Waterstraw, Jeanelle Waterstraw; grandchildren, Deja, Dea'vion, Gregg & Portia Waters; sister, Donna Young; dear friends. Friends may call Wednesday 4-7PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday 11:00 AM at Gospel Light Bible Baptist Church, 4393 Lyell Rd. Internment, White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Asthma Foundation in his memory

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  1. Always at my side, throughout the years, playin’ those drums without any fear. Today we cry one thousand tears knowing he’s nolonger near.

    There’s a new band forming beyond those pearly gates today. Keep on playin’ those drums, you know the way….


  2. Dear family and friends, i cant believe that just a few short weeks ago i went to visit my brother for his birthday and he was fine. its so hard to say good-bye, but i know he has to be in a better place. john you are loved and will be missed, i can’t believe your gone. another crappy Christmas to celebrate this year with. every year i struggle still to this day, almost 22 years ago with mom and now with you. damn it, john i will always love you and you will never be forgotten. love to you always, ‘your little big sis don’

  3. John..I’ve known you well for 35 years and I’ll surely miss you. We lost our good friend, Nick Mazziotti just last year and now you. I pray for you and yoyr family and this makes us all realize just how short life is. The world was a better place because of you and now heaven is the new drummers haven for you. Godspeed John and say hey to Nick for me. He loved you so much too.

    To his children, your dad was truly the best life could offer and a true friend indeed. No one can or will ever replace this giant. Bless you all.

    Bob Cavigliano

  4. Our hearts go out to John’s children, grandchildren, sister and the rest of his family. John loved all of his family and through our talks we felt like we knew each one individually. He will be sadly missed by us. He is in a much better place now and he is at peace.

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