John Albert Conza, Sr.

February 6, 1946 - June 10, 2022

02/06/1946 - 06/10/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday June 21, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Funeral Service
Tuesday June 21, 2022
4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions

“Papa John”, 76, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2022, in Norfolk, Virginia while holding his rosary in his right hand. John Albert Conza Sr. was born February 6, 1946 to Salvatore and Ann Conza in New York.
He married Valerie Rowan from New York and they brought forth two amazing sons, John and Philip. After retiring from horse racing as a thoroughbred jockey, he enjoyed spending quality time with his family. His favorite hobbies include fishing, deer hunting, and playing chess.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Valerie; sons John (Lorie) and Philip (Erica); grand children Larissa, Juliana, Evan, Joshua, and Payton; brothers Walter, Frankie, Tony, Raymond, and Michael and a host of nieces and nephews and loving friends.
A visitation will be held from 3-4 pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Funeral service will follow from 4-5 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Dr. in Virginia Beach. Condolences may be left for the family at www.Altmeyer.com
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Anthony Conza
10 days ago

Condolences to John and Philip and to family love uncle Tony 🙏

Anthony Conza
10 days ago

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Uncle Walter & Aunt MaryAnn
11 days ago

Sorry we are unable to be present to comfort each other more closely by sharing our fond memories and treasured thoughts. John will live in our hearts forever. Uncle Walter and I wish you peace and comfort at this most difficult time.

C.W. & Ann Lafon
11 days ago

I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. 

Michael Conza
12 days ago

I’m very saddened at the passing of my brother John. My deepest sympathy goes out to this two sons my nephews. I’m sorry I wasnt around to see what fine young man you became to be. Im sorry I didn’t see my brother john enough. God bless you all through this time of mourning.

Barbara McPherson
12 days ago

I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God has welcomed one of his angels into his kingdom.

Sandy & Danny
12 days ago

Our sincere condolences. Sending thoughts and prayers to the Conza family – The Ruiz Family

Alvie & Liza
13 days ago

Our hearts and prayers go out to the Conza family. God Bless Papa John’s soul and may he rest in eternal peace. -The Culandings