John Tyler Rotelle

July 8, 1999 ~ October 21, 2021 (age 22)


John Tyler Rotelle, 22 of Worcester, Pa, passed away suddenly on October 21, 2021 in a motorcycle accident.

John’s laughter and smile affected everyone that was lucky enough to know him. He was Mayor John in elementary school…always smiling and always happy. He enjoyed watching the Flyers play and was so happy when he was able to attend the games live. He played ice hockey during his middle school and high school years, and made some of the strongest friendships which still remain. He loved snowmobiling with his dad and siblings and friends. He loved going to the shore and taking out the waverunner or the boat and fishing. Riding around in his truck or Harley always made him happy…they were his pride and joys. He so loved going to truck events and motorcycle events and gun shows with his dad and brother or with friends. He loved random hanging out or playing online video games with Vincent and his friends. He totally enjoyed torturing his sisters about anything and everything…but always in good fun. Another huge joy in John’s life was his dog Diesel, who he loved…and Diesel so loved John.

John lived life to the fullest.

He was currently working at Rental World in Limerick and in Lansdale, and though he wasn’t there very long, he made quite an impression and will be missed.

John loved being around family and friends and just hanging out. “J-Tizzle” had a way of just making you laugh even when you weren’t in the mood to do so. He was just that kind of kid.

John’s amazing way touched the lives of so many people. He was one of the most loving caring people in the world.

He will forever be dearly missed by his parents, Jill & Craig, brothers Vincent and Anthony, and his sisters Nicole and Rachel;

His grandparents, John and Virginia (Ginni) Panetta, and Alfred and Faith Rotelle, his aunts, uncles and cousins, (Diana, Pete, Anna, Jamie & Graham Williams) (Jennifer, Ian, Aiden & Colin Fyfe) (Wayne, Debbie, Brianna, Brooke, Juliana & Tyler Rotelle) (Karyn, Fred, Alana, Zachary & Kennedy Badgett) and his Godmother Dawn Bentivegna.

John is preceded in death by his beloved and missed grandmother, Faith Rotelle, great grandparents Albert & Edythe Goebel, Vincent & Anna Panetta, Joseph & Hope Phelps and Alfred & Helen Rotelle.

My John’s passing will leave a huge void in the lives of many, especially his family. We are heartbroken and forever will be missing a piece of our hearts.

There will be a Celebration of John’s life Saturday, November 6th, 2021

There will be a Memorial Tribute Ride for John. If you are not participating in this Motorcycle & Truck tribute, we ask that you kindly arrive at 1570 North Trooper Road, Norristown, PA 19403 NO LATER THAN 1pm. We will all gather to welcome John’s Memorial Tribute ride at end of driveway. Once everyone has parked, John’s Celebration of Life will begin. Please note, this event will be held in a tent in a field. Dress is casual.

For those interested in tribute ride with motorcycles & trucks, we will be meeting at Methacton High School at 12:00…once everyone is lined up, Worcester Fire Police will clear the roads and all will proceed to 1570 North Trooper Road to join John’s Life Celebration. John’s Family will greet you at the end of Driveway. Help will direct you where to park. Please park in spot assigned to minimize damage to fields. (No burnouts please)

There is a John Rotelle Memorial Page on Facebook…if you have any photos or stories about John, please feel free to share them there.

In lieu of flowers, we would prefer donations in John’s honor be made to Worcester Volunteer Fire Department. Memo – John Rotelle Memorial fund. Funds will be used to purchase Thermal Imaging Cameras with residual funds supporting 1st Responder training & certifications.

Donations can be sent in 2 ways. A check made out to Worcester Volunteer Fire Department. PO Box 1 Worcester, Pa 19490

Or Venmo at link below:


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Celebration of Life
November 6, 2021

1:00 PM
1570 North Trooper Road, Norristown, PA 19403.
1570 North Trooper Road, , PA 19403.
Norristown, PA 19403

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