Modrovsky, John Robert
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John Robert Modrovsky, 90, of Spring Hill, FL died on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Haley's Cove under the care of James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, FL. Born in Coatesville, PA, he moved to Florida in 1990 from Yonkers, NY where he was a member of St. Eugene Catholic Church. He retired as a Vice President of Apple Savings Bank in Manhattan, NY after more than 20 years. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of WWII earning the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served as an armament gunner of a B-24 bomber and was a Prisoner of War in Germany after being shot down on his 11th mission. He was a member of the POW-MIA, VFW Post, and DAV of Spring Hill. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, gardening, and his pet dogs. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Marie; three sons, Col Robert J., USAF Ret. of San Antonio, TX, Kenneth C. of Nottingham, NH, and Wayne C. of Yonkers, NY; sister, Josephine Rettus of Carmel, NY and three grandchildren. John will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Please sign the guestbook at www.VeteransFuneralCare.com. 1-800-467-7850.
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Published in the The Journal News on Apr. 27, 2014