John Warren Vandegrift, ‘The White Knight’

John Warren Vandegrift, born Dec. 8, 1981, went to his peace Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.

As a youth he lived in Silver Run, Md., graduating from Westminster Large Faculty in 2000. Even though in center college he created a adore of cooking which he did not get from his mother. He pursued his really like of cooking by attending and graduating from the Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh, Pa. John had several delivers to vacation and further his occupation but made a decision to keep close to his relatives. He and his brother proudly proclaimed to be “Mamma’s Boys.”.He was utilized by a number of dining establishments in and all over Lewes and Bethany Seaside.

John loved his Harley Excess fat Boy. He rode with his father and brother. He used several hrs experiencing the freedom and independence his Harley presented. He uncovered to play golf so he could perform with his father. Lots of hrs were put in collectively on a course or the driving range of various programs in Delaware.

John relished tunes which was personified by his adore for “The Phantom of the Opera” pipe organ. He would play the audio so loud the home windows would vibrate. No make any difference how lots of periods he listened to the pipe organ it was just as enthralling and moving as the first time he listened to the music. He was an avid enthusiast of the Pittsburgh Steelers, even belonging to a “Steelers club” and frequently traveled to their game titles.

John was normally the 1 the family termed on when “assembly” was required. He traveled back again to Maryland to assemble any project that was in parts for his brother. He was very pleased of his niece and nephew, Leah and Brayden. He liked them and was proud of their achievements, and continuously shared images of them and their antics.

John was our “White Knight,” our “Knight in Shining Armor” who could not say no to any one in want. To a fault, he was normally ready to give time and a encouraging hand to people in need to have. He well prepared meals and sent them to those sick and in want. His heart was greater than his entire body, but he was renowned for his stubbornness.

Our hearts are damaged. There is a hole in our souls exactly where his smile and existence lived. We mail him to heaven knowing he is no more time in pain. He is joyful and at peace. John is not just a loss to his loved ones but to all all those who understood and loved him.

Funeral Providers will be held Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m., at the Parsell Funeral House & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, exactly where good friends may perhaps connect with starting at 6 p.m. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, masks are needed to be worn by any and all persons participating in any factor of the solutions.

Close friends may also phone Thursday, Sept. 9, from 3 to 5 p.m., and yet again from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Fletcher Funeral Residence and Cremation Providers, 254 E Major St., Warminster.

Graveside services will take location Friday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m., at the Yard of Faith Memorial Gardens, 5598 Trumps Mill Highway, Baltimore, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions might be produced in John’s identify to Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W 4th St., Lewes, DE 19958 or to the charity of your alternative.

You should take a look at John’s Life Memorial Webpage and indication his on-line guestbook at


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