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John Anthony Marenghi

John Anthony Marenghi

Wednesday, 10th July 2024, 11:15 am


On the 29th May 2024, John, aged 90 years died after a short illness. Devoted husband to the late Peggy Marenghi. Father to Susan, Marcel, Christine and Vincent. Grandfather to Heloise, Nicholas, Emma, Richard, Christopher, Jonathan and Rebecca. Great grandfather to Emilia, Max, Harry, Grace, Olivia, Oliver, Gus, Emilio and Theo Benito. Brother to Patricia, Angela and the late Michael Marenghi.

John was a highly talented commissioned artist and sculptor who inspired the many lives he touched through his professional career as a lecturer, school teacher and a masterclass specialist sharing his knowledge, craft and experience across all levels of those keen to develop their artistic talent. A skilful and dedicated rugby and hockey player, achieving recognition in both sports, John was instrumental in developing youth hockey in Gwent. For all of his life, John was a humble and modest person, a devoted servant to the poor, sick and needy in the communities of Wales.

John’s funeral is being held at St David’s RC Church, Newport on Wednesday 10th July at 11.15 am followed by the committal at Langstone Vale Crematorium at 1pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu made payable to St David’s RC Church and St Vincent de Paul may be sent c/o Tovey Bros, 9-11 Cardiff Road, Newport, NP20 2EH

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Wednesday, 10th July 2024, 11:15 am

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Langstone Vale Crematorium

Wednesday, 10th July 2024, 1:00 pm

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