TERRE HAUTE —
John Airola, 80, of Terre Haute, passed away at Terre Haute Regional Hospital on Friday, April 5, 2013. He was born in Clinton, on Oct. 7, 1932, to Anthony and Rose Airola.
John was a lifetime educator for the Indianapolis Public School system for over 50 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and reading. John received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in education from Indiana State University.
John was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Anita Mattox. He is survived by his nephew, Tony (Anne) Mattox of Terre Haute; niece, Cathy (Bob) Jones of Indianapolis; brother-in-law, Robert Mattox; one great-niece, Taylor Mattox; and three great-nephews, Jarrett Mattox, Hunter Jones, and Caleb Jones.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a service to follow at 1 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home, 7500 N. Clinton St. Burial will follow the service in Roselawn Memorial Park.