John “Deacon” Styles passed away at Greenwich Hospital on July 30 at the age of 89. He was a resident of Greenwich, Connecticut. He was born on November 7, 1928 in New Rochelle, New York to Anita Kennedy and John P. Styles. He attended Albert Leonard high school and played basketball for the New Rochelle Rockets. John was predeceased by the love of his life, Frances Anita Fox, they were married for 35 years. He is survived by four children, John Jr., Meg, Patricia (Reilly), and Kathleen. He was Mee paw to his four grandchildren: Annie Styles, James Styles, Courtney Reilly, and Colleen Reilly. He is also survived by his sister Anita Styles Hornibrook. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. After that he joined the Greenwich Police department and served 27 years before retiring. He received various awards including the police combat cross for valor. He was a past president of the Silver Shield Association, and a loyal member of the Sacred Heart Church community.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday August 3, 2018 at 10:00 am at Sacred Heart Church, 95 Henry St. Greenwich, CT. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St Mary Cemetery, Greenwich. Friends and family may visit at the Castiglione Funeral Home, 544 Old Post Rd #3 Greenwich CT Thursday from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Greenwich Knights of Columbus Council #39,37 West Putnam Ave Greenwich, CT. 06830. Share a memory of John at castiglionefh.com