John Joseph Wasowicz Jr.

John Joseph Wasowicz Jr., 76, of Rock Cave, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

He was born June 6, 1943, in New Jersey, a son of the late John Joseph and Elizabeth Wasowicz.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Edith A. Voznek of Rock Cave; one brother, Victor Wasowicz of New Jersey; one stepdaughter, Edith Haviland; two stepsons, Frank and Laszio Voznek and best friends, Lee Roy and Jane of Rock Cave.

Mr. Wasowicz Jr. served in the U.S. Marines and was a member of the White House Guards. He had the honor and privilege to be a part of the 21-gun salute for President John F. Kennedy’s funeral service.

A private service will be held for Mr. Wasowicz Jr.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.