Mauro, John Vincent, Montrose, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved son, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend passed away suddenly Friday, April 2, 2010 due to injuries received in an auto accident. Age 18 years. The son of Chris and Kathy (Szafirowski) Mauro, John was born March 6, 1992 in Saginaw, Michigan. He attended Birch Run Schools and would have been an honor graduate of Birch Run High School Class of 2010. John was active in many activities including student council and the band and was chosen Prince in the 2009 Prom. He thrived in being an usher and was promoted to crew trainer at the Cinema Hollywood in Birch Run. John was a member of the Catholic faith. Surviving besides his parents Chris and Kathy are his grandmother, Esther Mauro; many special aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. John was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Helen Szafirowski and Vincent Mauro. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Frank Voris, O.F.M., Cap., will officiate with burial in Cook Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and St. Anthony Catholic Church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 5:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Make-a-Wish Foundation of Michigan or Birch Run High School Band.