(1935-2013) - John M. Bandarra, 78, died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center with his family by his side. Born in New Bedford, MA.
John is survived by his wife, Madeline (McGovern) Griffin Bandarra, his son, Steven and his wife Megan of Northampton, a stepson, Jeremiah J. Griffin, Jr. of Chicopee, and a step-daughter, Erin Roy and her husband Brian of Chicopee. John is also survived by his brothers, Edward and his wife Maria of Seaside, CA, Gilbert and his wife Jo of Norwell, MA, and his sisters, Lillian Coreia of Loudonville, NY, and Evelyn Roderick of Monterey, CA.
Calling hours for John will be Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 2-5pm at the Agawam Funeral Home, 184 Main Street. The burial will be private. At John’s request, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701-9376.