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John J. Wilk

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“We are sorry to hear of his passing. He will always be remembered. Although we had not seen John in a while, we were always exchanging emails. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Milton & Gail Shiffman - NJ

John was born on April 26, 1928 and passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

John was a resident of New Jersey at the time of passing.

John was a natural manager and then supervised employees older than him.

Attending high school during World War II, he and his friends left school to celebrate the jubilance of V-E Day, a decision which almost cost them their graduation.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

Visitation will be at Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Ave., Fanwood on Tuesday from 4-7PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1571 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ.

He received a letter from President John F. Kennedy recognizing his work and thanking him and the Association for contributions to the country by advancing technological innovation.