John Fiedler “Johnny Saint” passed away on November 17, 2014
Loving Husband of Evelyn (nee Malask). Father of Steven (Patricia), Michael (the late Kathleen), and Daniel (Svetlana). Loving brother of William (Mary) and the late Sr. M. Rosalita CSSF . Devoted “Deeda” of Rebecca, and Alex. Grandfather to Judy (Don) and great-grandfather to Holly, “Poppop” to his many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his Memorial Gathering on Monday November 24, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30PM at McCafferty Funeral and Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Philadelphia PA. 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) 215-624-4200. There will be a prayer Service in the funeral home at 8:30PM. In lieu of flowers please make donations in John’s Memory to the American Cancer Society 1626 Locust St. Philadelphia PA.19103.
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JOHNNY SAINT (Drummer & Business Manager) Was an excellent musician from Philadelphia who was the backbone of the popular Musical & Vocal recording combo named "The Unique Joyriders." This group traveled Internationally during the 1950s through the 1970s playing the Golden Oldies, Favorite Vocal Harmony Standard Songs in addition to popular instrumental big band arrangements that were on the Billboard charts. They shared the bandstand opposite many top name recording artists including Lionel Hampton, Joey Dee & The Starliters, The Temptations, Mike Pedicin, Bill Haley & The Comets, The Platters, Bo Diddley and other leading show places and musical lounges plus New Yorks' Famous “Peppermint Lounge." Their recording of “After You’ve Gone” made the Billboard Charts and launched many more appearances performing to SRO audiences throughout the USA & Canada.