- September 10, 1963 - January 24, 2013
- Staurt, Florida
of John's Passing
Treasure Coast Hospice
1201 SE Indian Street
Stuart, FL 34997
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“Rest in peace my friend. God bless you
1 of 12 | Posted by: Dana Phaneuf - Livermore, ME
“I had not seen Johnny for a number of years, however I'll never forget him in his younger years going to work with his dad. Johnny was always a happy...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Forrest Yingling - Indiantown, FL
“Looking forward to seeing you Johnny, with our savior.
3 of 12 | Posted by: Les and Bette Kindberg - FL
“Joelle and John,
I cannot even imagine how hard this is for you both. Your strength inspires us. Unfortunately, we only had the privilege of...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Amie Rotz - Palm Harbor, FL
“Johnny had many adventures in his grand life. He has made friends and memories from all over this country and has been loved by all who knew him.....Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Sevone McGinnis - Spokane, WA
“Condolences to John's family during this
difficult moment. John was a kind and gentle patient, even though he was in much discomfort. May the...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Rosalie Wade - Stuart, FL
“We will always remember the little blonde, blue-eyed, super little boy he was. He grew into a fine, vibrant, fun-loving adult who loved his children...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Uncle Bill & Aunt Betty Palcic - SC
“I was deeply saddened today when I learned of Johnny's death.What a great childhood friend and even a better man he grew into. Thanks for my first...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Metzger (King Neptune Seafood) - FL
“My deepest sympathy for the loss of Johnny. He left this world way too young. May you find peace in his memory and in each other. God bless you all ~
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bernadette McDonald - Stuart, FL
“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. 1 Thessalonians 4:14 To the...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Todd Davis - Chula Vista, CA
I had no idea of your illness. I am so sad to hear of your passing. I have fond memories of you and what a nice guy you were. My...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Theresa DallaValle - Manalapan, NJ
“So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort your hearts...
12 of 12 | Posted by: Natalie West Evans - Stuart, FL
John "Johnny" Richard Sawtell Jr., 49, died January 24, 2013 at Treasure Coast Hospice, Stuart, FL.
Johnny was a life time resident of Stuart, FL.
Johnny was a heavy equipment operator for 35yrs and touched every piece of dirt in Stuart. He was a good ol' boy who loved fishing, hunting and football.
Survivors include his daughter Joelle V. Sawtell of Safety Harbor, FL., son John A. Sawtell of Stuart, FL., father John R. Sawtell, SR. of Spokane, WA., sisters Sevone M. McGinnis of Spokane, WA., Joelle M. Yarboro of West Palm Beach, FL.
He was predeceased by infant son John Michael Sawtell and mother Matilda P. Sawtell.
Visitation will be Tuesday January 29, 2013 at Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City Chapel from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
A funeral Service will be Wednesday January 30, 2013 at 11:00 am at Forest Hills Funeral Home Palm City Chapel, Palm City, FL.
For those who wish, contributions may be made to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997, or at 772/403-4530 or on line at
Arrangements are under the direction of the Forest Hills Funeral Homes Palm City Chapel.
An on line registry is available to sign and leave notes of condolence at www.foresthillspalmcityflorida.com