East Longmeadow – John A. Muscolo 61, left this world peacefully on June 29, 2018. John was a wonderful man with an insurmountable capacity to love his family; and his special little buddy, Bailey. We have many precious memories that we will hold dear in our hearts forever. His love made us better people. John is survived by his wife Cheryl; children Lori Nickerson and Eric Jeremicz; grandchildren Samantha and Justin Ziencina and Abigail Nickerson; sister Joanne Verducci and her husband Vincent; brother-in-law Mark Mullane; nieces, nephews; as well as great nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his sister Sandra Mullane and his parents Anthony and Grace Muscolo. Family and friends are invited to gather on Monday July 2, 2018 from 4-7 PM at Forastiere Smith Family Funeral Home, 220 North Main Street, East Longmeadow. Funeral services will begin at 9:00 AM on Tuesday July 3, 2018 from the funeral home; followed by Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Michael’s Church, 128 Maple St., East Longmeadow. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of John to the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Road, Suite 200, Framingham, MA 01701; or to the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation, 888 Seventh Ave., Suite 400, NY, NY 10019. To share a memory or leave an online condolence for the family, please visit www.forastiere.com.