1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
John Vincent Sacco, age 76, of Altus, passed away peacefully January 5, 2015, at Jackson County Memorial Hospital, with loved ones at his bedside.
John was born in Labadieville, Louisiana, on May 20, 1938 to John A. Sacco and Maria Paternostra Sacco. John married his beloved wife Delores Benoit Sacco in 1956. They spent 48 years together until her death in 2004. John worked in the offshore petroleum industry as a compressor mechanic. He moved to Altus with son Johnny J. Sacco and family in 2009.
John is also preceded in death by his parents, daughter Tammy, twin brother Joseph and sisters Josephine and Lilly. His eldest brother Pascal was killed in action during the Korean War.
John is survived by his children Chandra Samaha and husband Matt, Shani Osburn and husband Dwain, Johnny J. Sacco and wife Lisa, and Chad Sacco and wife Yvette. John is survived by thirteen grandchildren, who were his pride and joy: Timothy Samaha, Christian Samaha Ledet, Bryan Samaha, David Samaha, Brittni Osburn, Cade Osburn, Tyler Osburn, Alexander Osburn, John Walker Sacco, Francesca Maria Sacco, Collin Sacco, Connor Sacco, and Morgan Sacco.
John is also survived by brothers, George and Lucien Sacco and sisters Laura Sacco Blanchard and Theresa Sacco. He also leaves behind brother in law Bradys Benoit and wife Chris, and goddaughter Christine Sacco Reed.
A private family memorial will be held in his native Louisiana at a later date.
Cremation services have been entrusted to Lowell-Tims Funeral Home, of Altus.
Online tributes may be made to the family at www.Lowell-Tims.com
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