John Stanhope

Obituary of John A. Stanhope

John A. Stanhope, bringer of laughter and joy to many, accordion player, artist, and boxer, passed peacefully at Virtual Hospital Voorhees, NJ, on November 19, 2021 accompanied by his Priest Father Jamie King and his best friend Joanna Darrow. John was the son of the late Arthur and Carol Stanhope and loyal brother to the late David and Brian Stanhope. John was born in Cherry Hill, NJ where he lived his entire life. John worked for Shoprite in multiple locations including Cherry Hill and Voorhees. John was a very religious person. One of the great highlights of his life was becoming confirmed in the Roman Catholic Church and receiving the confirmation name St. John of God. John was Member of the Year for the Westmont Accordion Club in 2018. He enjoyed playing accordion for nursing homes and at accordion competitions where his infectious smile and laugh brought great joy to all. John is survived by many great and loyal friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Friday, December 3rd 10-11am at St. Mary's Villa Chapel, 220 St. Mary's Drive, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. Funeral Mass 11am. Burial following the reception at 2pm in Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Vitality Catholic Health Care Services, 631 Market St., Camden, NJ 08107 and/or Acme Accordion Scholarship Fund, 322 Haddon Ave., Westmont, NJ 08108.
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Friday
3
December

Visitation at Main Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, December 3, 2021
Chapel At St. Mary's Villa
220 St. Mary's Dr.
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
Friday
3
December

Mass

11:00 am
Friday, December 3, 2021
Chapel At St. Mary's Villa
220 St. Mary's Dr.
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Locustwood Memorial Park
1500 Marlton Pike W
Cherry HIll, New Jersey, United States
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