CALABRESE, Giovanni (John) - After a short and courageous battle with cancer, with his wife Assunta (Susie) and his children at his side, John went peacefully and is now in the hands of God. At the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday, April 24, at age 47. Loving wife of Assunta (Susie) Calandriello. Dear father of Anthony, Elena Maria and Maria Luisa, all of Niagara Falls. Survived by his parents Anthony Calabrese, and Elena Groce, brothers Rino Calabrese and wife Vincenza, Dino Calabrese, all of Barile, Italy. Father-in-law and Mother-in-law Giovanni Calandriello and the late Maria Calandriello, brother-in-law Mike Calandriello and wife Mary. Sister-in-law Anna Grottola and husband Tim, Antonietta Lockhart and husband Randy. Nephews & nieces John and Marisa Calandriello, Dylan and Justin Grottola, Elena Calabrese, Barile, Italy. John came to Canada on Jan. 3, 1978 and was owner/ operator of Master Painting and Decorating. Friends are invited to call at the Niagara Funeral Home, 5647 Main Street, Niagara Falls, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Service to be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment to follow in Fairview Mausoleum. Niagara Funeral Home, 5647 Main St., Niagara Falls, ON. 905-356-8665.