John was born on May 6, 1926 and passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016.
John was a resident of Valparaiso, Indiana at the time of his passing.
John served proudly aboard the U.S.S. Pittsburgh in the Pacific during WW II.
He was married to Barbara Schoppel.
Following cremation at Angelcrest Crematory a memorial gathering in Maryland will be announced at a later time with burial of ashes at Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Marriottsville, Maryland.