John Guido, Jr., 65, of North Haven, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Janice Votto Guido. John was born in New Haven on February 19, 1947; son of John Guido, Sr. and Gloria Tancreti Guido of North Haven; a 1961 graduate of St. Francis Catholic School in Fair Haven; a 1965 graduate of Notre Dame High School; obtained his Bachelor’s, Master’s and 6th Year degrees from Southern Connecticut State University; was an educator for the North Haven School System for 40 years having taught at former Mill Road Elementary and Orchard Hill Junior High Schools and the North Haven Middle School. John coached various sports teams for North Haven; was past president of the North Haven Education Association for nine years; a retired member of the National and Connecticut Education Associations; was a local musician with various bands in the New Haven area during the 1960’s and 1970’s and a member of the Jolly Timers. Father of Marybeth (John) Madigan of Wallingford and John (Angela Pecoraro) Guido of Meriden. Papa to the “love of his life” Thomas James (TJ) Guido. Brother of Pat (Donna) Guido of East Haven, also survived by several nieces and nephews.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday from 3 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Catholic School, 423 Ferry St., New Haven, CT 06513.