John Kazanowski

John James Kazanowski, John James Kazanowski passed away at Alexian Village, Signal Mountain on March 23, 2014. He was born April 28, 1925 in Manchester, NH and resided there during his formative years. He joined the Navy a week before his 18th birthday and served in World War II.The G.I. Bill of Rights enabled him to attend the University of New Hampshire where he earned a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1950. John married Alice Mary Mulligan on September 11, 1948. He involved in many community activities and served as Charter President of the Rochester NH Jaycees. John had a long career with General Electric taking his family from Somersworth, NH to New Orleans, Corpus Christi, TX and finally to Chattanooga,TN. He is preceded in death by his parents Stanislaw and Maryanna Lesniak Kazanowski, his siblings Kay Butler, Ann Voisard, Mary Larson and Eleanor Norelli and his wife Alice Mulligan Kazanowski. He is survived by his daughters Donna Kazanowski of Bloomington, MN; Ann Elizabeth Berg and husband Mark Berg of Louisville; Janey Kaster and husband Kevin Kaster of Foster City, CA and son David and wife Theresa Kazanowski of Avondale Estates, GA. Grandchildren Catherine Scott, Adam Sexter, Matthew Sexter; Christopher, Brian and Rose Kazanowski; Elizabeth Minor and Julianne Berg; Great Grandchildren Riley and Samantha Scott; and Aaron and Hanna Minor, sister Violet Laundry and special friend and companion Arlene Rucker. A memorial funeral mass will be held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday March 26, 2014 at the Alexian Village Chapel, Signal Mountain, TN. The interment will be at 3 p.m. in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Please visit to share words of comfort to the family. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Alexian Village Chapel. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home 7454 E. Brainerd Rd. Chattanooga, TN.

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