May 1, 1948 (Norwalk, CT) – present
Married to Sandra Ketrincheck on May 16, 1971 in Norwalk, CT
Last local address: 41 Quintard Avenue
Enlisted on August 14, 1967
Unit: 1st Marine Division (REIN), 11th Marines, 4th Battalion, Battery K
Born to James (1907-1974) and Florence Bifano Avalone (1912-1984). John is their only child.
Awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded on February 28, 1969.
In the National Purple Heart Museum’s Hall of Honor