Mr. John, 81, of Statesville, NC and formerly of Clifton, New Jersey, died Wednesday January 23, 2013 at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.
Born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania on April 8, 1931, he was a son of the late Stephen and Anna Artemik. He was a computer operator for Atlantic Container Lines prior to retirement. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War
. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Artemik who died June 22, 2011 and a brother-in-law, Willard Wilhowsky.
Survivors include a sister, Anna Wilhowsky, two nieces, Carol Wilhowsky and Lora DiPietro (Jay) along with a great niece, Jenna DiPietro all of Statesville.
Services celebrating John's life will be private. Condolences may be sent on line to the family to www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com
. Memorials may be given to the Humane Society of Iredell County P.O. Box 1617 Statesville, N.C. 28687. Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home 705 Davie Ave. Statesville, N.C. is entrusted with the arrangements.