Obituary: John Mazzanti

Pratt, KS - John Joseph Mazzanti, Sr., 85, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Pratt Regional Medical Center. He was born February 12, 1935 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania to Pete and Anna (Mingione) Mazzanti. John married Marlene (Davis) Mazzanti on March 20, 1976 in California. She preceded him in death on April 3, 2015.
John worked as a mechanic in the automotive industry. He enjoyed playing guitar and growing roses.
He is survived by his sons, Peter (Denise) Mazzanti of California, Paul (Paula) Mazzanti of California and Kevin (Mary) Mazzanti of Pratt; daughters, Betty Ann Hughes of Byers, DeeDee (Candi) Mazzanti of California and Tami (Miguel) Ruiz of Pratt; brother, Fred (Rita) Mazzanti of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; sister, Mary Bastain of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; cousin, Amos Mazzanti of Florida and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
John is preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Mazzanti; parents; and son, John Joseph Mazzanti, Jr.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Graveside service will follow at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Byers Cemetery, Byers with Chaplain Ron Moser presiding.
Memorials may be made to Pratt Area Humane Society in care of Larrison Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at