John Yacio Jr. of Arlington, Texas, departed this earthly life on February 6, 2009. A "cradle Orthodox," John grew up in Chisholm, Minnesota. He was a past Board president and Church School Superintendent at St. Mary's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Omaha, Nebraska. John and his family were parishioners at St. Luke's Orthodox Church in Garden Grove when they lived in California. He served on the Vestry and was Usher Coordinator at St. Peter's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Fort Worth, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Judy, and children and spouses Kathleen and John Sargent, Deborah and Cesar Garcia, and John Yacio III. May his memory be eternal.