John Sarkauskas age 98, resident of Riverside, CA for 57 years, passed away 07/14/2011, due to dementia/cancer, at Integrated Care Communities, Moreno Valley. John was born 03/06/1913 in Newton Grange, Scotland.
He walked across America which started April 29, 1938 in New York and he arrived in Los Angeles, December 24, 1938. He never did accept a ride and went through six pairs of shoes for his journey. He volunteered for several years at different community and senior centers. He taught accordion in the Riverside area.
John is survived by his daughter, Alvera Sarkauskas of Moreno Valley, CA.
Church Service 07/21/11, 10am at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 3774 Jackson Street, Riverside, CA with burial to follow at Pierce Bros., Crestlawn Memorial Park. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648.
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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