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John P. Janosik

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John P. Janosik, age 90, of Laurel, Delaware passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 1, 2016, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital.

John was born in Hopewell, Virginia, he is the son of the late John P. Janosik, Sr. and Emily Janosik.

During World War II, Johnny joined the Navy and served in the Pacific Theater, suffering an injury when a suicide bomber crashed a plane into the USS Louisville. He graduated from Valpariso Technical Institute after serving in the U.S. Navy.
Johnny was the owner of Johnny Janosik World of Furniture, one of the top 100 furniture stores in the nation. He was a hands-on participant in his philanthropy and community service.
Johnny worked for several community organizations and was a generous donor to many.

The Janosik name is synonymous with the generosity and compassion he and his family has shown for others. The Honorable Thomas R. Carper, Senator from the State of Delaware, may have stated it best. "Johnny Janosik represents the best of what Delaware has to offer. His never-ending energy is an example and inspiration to us all as he makes it a daily commitment to work in the service of others."

Johnny is survived by his wife Mary Janosik of Laurel: children, Linda K. Christophel of Laurel, Christina J. Palmer of Severna Park, MD., and Lori J. Morrison and husband Barry of Laurel. Grandchildren; Amy H. Looney, Casey L. Christophel, Kevin J. Christophel, Lindsay Morrison, Kariane L. Christophel, Ross A. Lugasi, Kyle P. Morrison, Sally A. Lugasi, and Alexander Palmer. Great grandchildren, Ashton Christophel, Kenley Christophel, and Caleb Boyce and Colbie Boyce.
A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 532 East Stein Highway Seaford, Delaware 19973 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery Laurel, DE. A celebration of life will also be held from 3:00-6:00 pm, with food and fellowship at the Laurel Fire Department Hall 205 W. 10th St. Laurel, DE 19956.

In Lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to the: Good Samaritan Shop, P.O. Box 643. Laurel, DE 19956.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon funeral Home Laurel, DE.
Published in Milford Beacon from July 7 to July 16, 2016
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