John “Papa John” Consiglio, 75, of Sebastian

John Consiglio of Sebastian, Florida.
John Consiglio of Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – John “Papa John” Consiglio, died suddenly on NFL Draft Day, Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the age of 75.

John was born in Mount Vernon, New York on September 9, 1942. He is survived by his loving Wife Barbara (Gerace) of 52 years. He is survived by his three daughters, Patricia (Paul), Debra (Chris), Chrissie (Sean) and seven grandchildren- Brianna, John, Nicholas, Stephanie, Jenna, Matthew, and Olivia. Beloved Cousins Joe and Carol Pelliccio and his Grandog Scout his buddy and best friend.

John worked for J.A Valenti Electric Company for 35 years as an Electrical Supervisor. John retired to Sebastian in 2008 and loved everything about Sebastian.

He was an avid fisherman. He always enjoyed being on the water. He loved to cook and tend to his garden. John was the most generous and caring man. He was always there to help everyone. He was a Member of the Italian American Club in Sebastian.

Papa John, as he was lovingly called by many, always supported the youth in the community. He volunteered for Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and the Sebastian River High School Band and Football Programs.

Besides his love for fishing, His greatest pleasure in life was being with his 7 grandchildren and watching the Jets on Sunday afternoon.

In Lieu of flowers, a donation to the Sebastian River High School Band in his honor would be appreciated.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.