John Joseph Sutherland died November 29, 2013 as the result of an accident in Costa Rica.
He was born July 27, 1942, was a retired 20-year US Army veteran and a retired social worker with VA.
John volunteered as an American Red Cross disaster coordinator, and was an avid photographer of nature and scenery.
He is survived by his mother, Jane Sutherland, of Westfield, NY; brothers, Robert M. Sutherland of Bastrop, Texas and William R. Sutherland of Gowanda, NY; a son, John Gialluca, and a granddaughter, Hannah Grace Gialluca, of Ans-ton CT.
He was predeceased by his father, Rev. Robert M. Sutherland of Westfield, NY. He will be interred at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at the family's convenience.