John James Scariot

John James Scariot of East Troy found peace at age 85 after his battle with cancer.

He was born to Angelo and Louise in Pennsylvania and then moved to Wisconsin. He worked at American Motors/Chrysler for more than 40 years and was also a union representative. He was a longtime resident of East Troy. He was in the Army Air Corps.

He loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. James liked to garden and watch sports. In his earlier years, he won many awards for showing his basset hounds. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his daughter, Becky (Mike); a son, Ricco (Julie); sisters, Norma, Theresa (Bill) and Diane (Edward); grandchildren, Justin, Haylee and Hunter; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Russell.

A family memorial gathering will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, at the funeral home. Interment will take place at noon at Union Grove Veterans Cemetery.

Legacy Funeral Services, 2974 Main St. in East Troy, is serving the family. For further information, call 642-7958.