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Chesapeake - John Applegate, 87, formerly of Lisbon Road, died May 9, 2014 in Portsmouth. A native of Pompton Lakes, NJ, he was a retired financial officer with SUPSHIP. John was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church and a Navy veteran of WWII and Korea.
He leaves behind his bride of 67 years, Ethel May Applegate; two daughters, Susan A. Edwards and husband Donald, and Patricia A. Suttle and husband William "Shannon"; five grandchildren, Shannon C. Suttle and wife Tiffany, John Aaron Miller and wife Nicole, Melissa S. Hoffman and husband Adam, Jeremy Kyle Miller and wife Shana, and Dustin Edwards; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 12, at 12:30 PM in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel by the Rev. Tom Potter. Burial will be in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. and other times at Susan Edwards' residence. Contributions may be made to the
or Autism Speaks. www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 11, 2014