The Obit For John Wojcik


The Home News Tribune, (East Brunswick, NJ) March 1, 2009

John "Popeye" Wojcik, 79, of Sayreville passed away peacefully on Thursday Feb. 26, 2009 at J.F.K. Haven Hospice in Edison with his loving family at his side.

Born in Sayreville he was a life-long borough resident. Before his retirement in 1985 he was employed by E.
I. Du Pont Photo Products division in Parlin where he worked for 30 years retiring as foreman In the Emulsion Area. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of the Korean War and a communicant of Our Lady of Victories R.C. Church in Sayreville, where he served as an usher at 9:00 Mass for 54 years.

John was an avid sports fan and athlete. He loved the Yankees. In his youth, he played basketball, football and baseball, becoming a part of the St. Louis Cardinals' minor league team, the Geneva Red Birds. John shared his athletic abilities with the youth of Sayreville
coaching OLV basketball and Little League baseball.

A 9:30 a.m. mass at Our Lady of Victories R. C. Church in Sayreville with burial to follow at New Calvary Cemetery, Parlin.