Dec 26, 1920-Aug 28, 2012
John Paul Cardinale Sr. is survived by his wife Sarah Jean, sons; Frank John, Joseph Vincent, John Paul Cardinale Jr., daughter Noreen Annette Cardinale; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Born in Crockett CA, he served in the Coast Guard during WW II. After the war he worked at US Steel before serving as a Pittsburg Police Officer for over 25 years. After retiring in 1973, he moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1975.
John loved his family and living in Lake Tahoe where he enjoyed golfing, playing pool with his children, and cutting wood. He custom built two homes and helped family with their building projects. He was an avid sports fan and never missed a Giants game.
Visitation will be held on Thurs. Sept. 6, 2012 at 4pm with a vigil at 7pm. Chapel Blessing, Fri. Sept. 7, 2012 10:00am both at Pittsburg Funeral Chapel. Committal services follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Antioch.
Pittsburg Funeral Chapel