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John was born on July 10, 1947 and passed away on Monday, November 15, 2010.

John was a resident of Hampden, Maine at the time of passing.

He was graduated from Winslow High School in 1965 and from Thomas College in 1974.

He joined the Air National Guard in 1966. He proudly served his country with two deployments during the Persian Gulf War and refueling operations over Ground Zero after September 11. John flew from the backseat of the F-101 fighter jets for several years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2002 as a Navigator on the KC-135 tankers with the Maineiacs Air Refueling Wing in Bangor.

John was married to Colleen.

Family and friends may visit 4 P.M. to 7 P.M., Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Avenue, Hampden, where a funeral service will be held 10 A.M., Friday, November 19, 2010. Interment will be at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 B, Mt. Hope Avenue, Bangor, Maine 04401.