John B. Karpa
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“I had not seen John for many many years. I worked along with him on Riverside Projects when I was with Frosty Coile and Warwick Air. John was one of...Read More »
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“Great mentor....best of friends. He treated us like a son. Jay Kelly and I send our regrets and condolences. ”
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John was born on May 17, 1924 and passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018.

John was a resident of Yorktown, Virginia at the time of passing.

After his discharge, he earned his Bachelors Degree in Engineering and went to work for Basic Construction Company, retiring in 1972.

He served in the Army Air Corps From 1943-1946.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 PM, Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. The family will receive friends in the social hall following the mass.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Blvd, St A102, Newport News, VA 23606 or the Alzheimers Association, 6350 Center Drive, At.

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