John was born on March 11, 1920 and passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017. John was a resident of Pennsylvania at the time of passing. John was a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and he served as a troop carrier pilot during WWII. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona. Committal with military honors will be at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.