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 John T. Saffa Jr.

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John T. Saffa Jr.

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 19 Jun 2017 (aged 78)
O'Fallon, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 41 Lot 3
Memorial ID 180588113 View Source
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Saffa Jr. 77, of O'Fallon, Mo., passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at his home from Lung and Brain Cancer with his loving family by his side. John was born October 21, 1938, in St. Louis, Mo. to John T. Saffa Sr. and Helen Stewart. John was married to Sheila D. Saffa (Hayes) on August 23, 1969, they were married for 47 years. John went to Mercy High School with a football scholarship to the University of Mo. Columbia. After college he served in the Army as an Army Security Agent. He worked for Saffa Real Estate Company followed by Jim Beam as a sales manager. He worked for Medicine Shoppe International as a sales director. John's biggest career accomplishment was his 10 years as Mayor of Maryland Heights from 1984-1994. John's greatest passion in life was his loving devotion and dedication to his family and life long friends. John was an avid golfer, Mizzou, St. Louis Cardinal and St. Louis Blues Fan. John was preceded in death by his parents, John T. Saffa Sr. and Helen Stewart; first wife Joan S. Saffa; as well as his daughter Angela M. Enloe; and grandson John T. Saffa IV. John is survived by his loving wife, Sheila D. Saffa and children Mike Saffa, Victoria (Mike) Bennett; Kevin L. Saffa; John (Kimberly) T. Saffa III; Paul T. Saffa and Diane M. Saffa-Chipman; as well as 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandkids. Funeral Monday, June 26, 9:30 AM from COLLIER'S Funeral Home, 3400 N. Lindbergh Blvd. (St. Ann) to Holy Trinity Church for 10:00 AM Mass. Interment Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association or American Brain Tumor Association. Visitation Sunday, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. The family of John T. Saffa Jr. wishes to thank the Mercy Hospice team for providing comfort, love and care.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 23, 2017.


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  • Created by: Tom Baird
  • Added: 21 Jun 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 180588113
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180588113/john-t-saffa : accessed ), memorial page for John T. Saffa Jr. (21 Oct 1938–19 Jun 2017), Find a Grave Memorial ID 180588113, citing Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Old, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Tom Baird (contributor 47175493) .