Robert Mathews, David Forbes, Peter Mondo, Barbara Fillips, and many Syracuse University fraternity brothers helped keep his spirits up as John strived to maintain a positive attitude.
He also obtained a black belt in judo.
Will be missed by his loving and large Di Pietro family who he always looked forward to spending time with.
He is predeceased by his father, John Di Pietro.
He is also a member of the Independence Business Alliance of Philadelphia.
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