94, of Bayonne, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2017 at Bayonne Medical Center with his family at his side. Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, he resided in Bayonne for the past 62 years. John served his country with pride and honor in the United States Navy during WWII. Prior to his retirement in 1985, he was employed as a baker for the Continental Baking Company in East Brunswick for 32 years, and then went on to the Carroll Security Agency in Bayonne for 20 years. John was honored in 2014 as a Pillar of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for his lifelong dedication and service. He also served as usher and lecturer for many years and was past president of the Holy Name Society and a member of the Mt. Carmel Seniors and was a lifetime member of the Mt. Carmel Lyceum. As an active member of the community, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus #371 and the Concerned Citizens. John was honored as the 2004 Bayonne Contingent Marshal of the Pulaski Parade Memorial Committee where he was an active member for many years along with his wife Julia. John was predeceased by his sister Mary McDeed and his brother George. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Julia (Kochanek) 2 sons, Kenneth and his wife Dara, and Thomas Woolley, 3 grandsons, Christopher, Kyle and Ryan; and 2 brothers, Vincent and William. Funeral arrangements by DWORZANSKI Funeral Home, 20 E. 22nd St.