John Annello III

 John Annello III, 58, of Roscoe, NY.  It is with great sadness that the family of John Annello III announces his passing, on December 29, 2018. John was born in Hartford,  on July 16,1960 to his parents,  John Annello and Catherine Shaw. John grew up in the Lyme Old Lyme communities where he attended high school. He then moved to California where he started his career with horses and ultimately ended up in New York. John spent his life with horses as an equestrian, trainer, competitor, and instructor. He trained with some of the top instructors in the industry. John taught students of all levels from children to actors in preparation for films. John was very compassionate and devoted to his students who he very much loved, respected and appreciated. John is survived by his parents John Annello of Old Saybrook, and Catherine Shaw and stepfather Richard Shaw of New Port Richey, FL, his sister, Janine Heser ( Bruce ) of Old Saybrook, his brothers , Joseph Annello of Salem, James Annello of Old Saybrook,  and Jared Annello ( Cassie) of Hingham, MA. He also leaves his aunt, Mary Fran Lombardi of Newington,  his uncle, Ralph Marone, also of Newington,  and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends near and far. John was predeceased by his sister, Jeryl Annello, and his nephew , Jacob Annello, both formerly of Salem . John will be forever missed by his family and everyone that loved him. A Funeral Mass will be held at Saint John’s Church in Old Saybrook at later date. Donations in John's name may be made to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. 36 Town Woods Rd Old Lyme, CT 06371. To share a memory of John or send a condolence to his family please visit . Arrangement by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.