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John M. Ostrowski

AGE: 89 • Wilmington, Delaware

John M. Ostrowski, age 89, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Toms River, NJ and Harrison, NJ, passed away on September 3, 2016 at Forwood Manor.

Mr. Ostrowski served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Coxswain. He was employed as a route salesman for Harrison Baking Company for 33 years. Upon retirement, Mr. Ostrowski served the community as a school bus driver in the Township of West Orange, NJ for ten years. He eventually retired to Toms River, NJ where he was a member of the American Legion.

He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Irene; sister Anna Paluchowski; and brother Joseph Ostrowski. He is survived by his son Dr. John William Ostrowski and his wife Carmen and grandchildren David and Christian, all of Chadds Ford, PA; niece Patricia Mermini and her husband Michael of Toms River; and nephews Joseph Paluchowski and his wife Debbie of Neptune, NJ and Chester Paluchowski and his wife Diane of Whitehouse Station, NJ.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 am on Thursday September 8, 2016 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, Concord Pike and Sharpley Road, Wilmington. Friends and family may visit Wednesday evening September 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Entombment will follow Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to AI duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803.

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Published in The News Journal on Sept. 7, 2016
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