John Zawitosky | Beaufort County Now

John A. Zawitosky, born in Richmond Valley, Staten Island, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2019 while residing in Chocowinity, N.C. john zawitosky, chocowinity, place of residence, september 25, 2019
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John Zawitosky

November 11, 1939 - September 22, 2019

    US Army Veteran, Retired FDNY Captain

    John A. Zawitosky, born in Richmond Valley, Staten Island, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2019 while residing in Chocowinity, N.C. John was a longtime resident of Pleasant Plains, S.I., until moving to Chocowinity in 2002.

    John proudly served in the U.S. Army, and was a Veteran of the Korean War. Upon discharge from the Army, He became a NYC Firefighter and had a distinguished 28 year career, retiring as the Captain of Ladder Co. 161 in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY.

    John was an avid boater, as a member of both Richmond County and Great Kills Yacht Clubs. He enjoyed skiing, golfing, and riding one of his 2 Harley Davidsons.

    John is survived by his wife, Betty, married over 50 years. Also survived by his daughter Sandy, his son John, and 4 grandchildren.

    Family and Friends are invited to a memorial service at 11 am on Saturday, October 5, at Washington Funeral & Cremation Hillside Chapel, 4500 US HWY 264 East, Washington, N.C., 27889. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10-11 am.

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the NYC Firefighters Burn Center or the Chocowinity Fire Dept., 512 NC Highway 33E, Chocowinity, N.C., 27817


Services


Visitation

Saturday, October 05
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Washington Funeral and Cremation - Hillside Chapel
4500 US Hwy 264 E
Washington, North Carolina 27889

Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 05
11:00 AM
Washington Funeral and Cremation - Hillside Chapel
4500 US Hwy 264 E
Washington, North Carolina 27889


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