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John Westog


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John T. Westog

1932 - 2016 John T. "Jack" Westog, age 84, of Lewes, DE passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016, at his daughter's residence in Houston, DE surrounded by his family. He was born Tuesday, January 12, 1932 in Bronxville, NY, son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Thompson) Westog. He spent his childhood years in western MA and he and his wife, Barbara, raised their family in Newark, DE. Mr. Westog had a lifelong career in sales, working for Sears Home Improvements in Wilmington, DE for 15 years and Carpenter Motor Freight, also in Wilmington for 25 years. He was a proud father and grandfather; he loved golf, avid old-movie buff, liked betting on Irish horses at the races, enjoyed playing Pinochle and Bridge, and was a loyal sports fan; University of Delaware Football, the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies, among his favorites. Ever a patriot, Mr. Westog was proud to have served his country during the Korean War in the United States Marine Corps. His patriotism continued with his membership with the VFW. In addition to his parents, Mr. Westog was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Barbara Westog; his brother, Joseph Westog; and his sister, Susan Alvarado. He is survived by his son, Stephen J. Westog, and his wife Lynda, of Dacula, GA; his daughter, Holly (Westog) Focht, and her husband Gary, of Houston, DE; his grandchildren: Madeline Westog Siegle, of Greenville, SC, Eric Westog and Jonathan Westog, of Dacula, GA, Ashley Grace Focht, of St Abans, VT, and Sean Focht, of MCBH, Kaneohe Bay, HI; his sisters, Helen Reinke, of Charlestown, WV and Lynda Consalo, of Henderson, NV; several nieces and nephews; plus various friends and neighbors. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016, at 11:00 AM at the Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE, where friends and family may call beginning at 10:00 AM. Burial with Military Honors will be at 1:00 PM at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Mr. Westog's memory to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, Delaware 19963. Please visit Mr. Westog's Life Memorial Webpage and sign the online guestbook at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 28, 2016
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