BMCM Ibarreche you kind of took me under your wing when I was a young seaman with no direction . You pointed me in the right direction with your boot. Thank you for that. Hopefully I made you proud. BM 1 Ptaszynski
John you are a great man , you taught me a lot while we served together onboard the USS Gallery , you will be missed by all that knew you, my deepest condolences go out to your family and friends. RIP shipmate till we meet again.
I was a young Boatswains Mate that worked for him on USS Gallery FFG-26. He was a great man and taught.me a lot. My condolences to his family. Steven Potter, BM1 USN (Ret)
It is of great sadness to hear of your passing shipmate. thank you for your dedication and friendship while on board the USS Gallery FFG-26. You will be missed. SM1(SW) Mark E. Clark, USN, Plankowner, ret
Most sincere sympathy and condolences to the family of John, our Towson High School classmate of 1959. The family must have moved to Towson when he was in elementary school. Many of us knew him for a long time and have many fond memories.
On behalf of THS, Class of 1959,