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John James Cerasuolo

November 14, 1935 — August 18, 2023


John James Cerasuolo


John Cerasuolo, age 87 of Franklin, TN passed away peacefully on Friday, August 18, 2023.

John was born in New York City on November 14, 1935.  He was the oldest of six.  He married in Queens, NY at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church on September 11, 1955 to his loving wife Nancy.  John was a retired construction worker.

He is survived by his wife of 67 Years; children, Joanne (John) Fry, John F. Cerasuolo, Joseph (Lisa) Cerasuolo; sister, Mary Ann Martucci; ten grandchildren, Bradley (Anne Mary) Valerie (Andrew) Jessica, Angela (Zack) Joseph, Melissa, Bailey (Kel) Francis, Vincent, Patrick; 4 great-grandchildren, Apollo, Cecilia, Charlotte & Cypress.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 AM on Monday, August 21, 2023, at St. Philip Catholic Church with Father Carlos Garcia officiating.  Visitation one hour prior to Mass.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude Childrens Hospital in loving memory of John James Cerasuolo.

Family members will serve as Pallbearers.

Inurnment will take place at a later date in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

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Past Services


Sunday, August 20, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service

3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064

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Monday, August 21, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

St. Philip Catholic Church (Franklin, Tennessee)


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