MOUNT VERNON — John A. “Superman” Serio Jr., 41, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.

He was born Dec. 14, 1977, in Buffalo, New York, the son of John A. Serio Sr. and Antoinette (Anderson) Ferris.

Although he was nicknamed Superman, John had a heart of gold for others. He loved creating nicknames for his family and friends and usually got a great laugh from the practical jokes he would pull on others. John loved art and especially enjoyed drawing. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.

John is survived by his children; Ryder Serio, Patrick Serio, Joshua Serio and Ella Serio; his
father, John (Vickie) A. Serio Sr. of Fredericktown; his mother, Antoinette (Michael) Ferris of Pahrump, Nevada; siblings, Melissa (Bryan Speakman) Serio of Pahrump, Nevada, twin sister, Beth (Richie Hearn) Serio of Pahrump, Nevada and Tony (Tina Cockrell) Serio of Fredericktown; step siblings, Michael Ferris of Las Vegas, Nevada, Tanya Pitts of Las Vegas, Nevada and Colleen (D.J.) Watson of Las Vegas; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

The family will observe a private service. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of John A. “Superman” Serio Jr.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to the Freedom Center.

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