John Poczynek of Bethel, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.
John was born in Wilmington, a son of the late John J. Poczynek and Irene nee Skupski.
John retired from Delmarva Power in 2004 then continued to work as an engineering consultant for various power plants on the East Coast. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam era and was a proud patriot. John loved fishing, hunting, politics and listening to audio books. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather.
John is survived by his wife, Carol Poczynek of Bethel; his son, John W. Poczynek (Lesley) of Smyrna; his daughter, Christie D’Antonio of Bethel; a sister, Valerie Pozzi (Cesare) of Wilmington; a sister-in-law, Barbara Methven (Leo); grandchildren, Steven and Jared D’Antonio, Karli, Anna and Brandon Poczynek; one great-grandchild, Alena; and several nephews.
Services will be held privately by his family.
Contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 or Autism Delaware, 17517 Nassau Commons Blvd., Unit 1 Lewes, DE 19958.
Arrangements are in the care of Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel.