John H. Cerquozzi, 95, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2023, at home.
Born August 4, 1927, in Williamsport he was a son of the late Henry and Lucille (Esposito) Cerquozzi.
John attended St. Joseph Catholic School. He enlisted in the US Navy, serving during WWII and the Korean War, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer. He worked for the railroad and was also a commercial driver for the family business, and later retired from Fed Ex. John was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. He was awarded a Dream Flight experience, honoring him as being a true American hero.
Surviving are two daughters, Karen Larson (Gary) and Danna Morgan; sisters, Ester Salmon (Jim) and Marie Steumpfle; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, John was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, and three brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. Burial will follow in Wildwood Cemetery with military honors. A viewing will be held from 9-9:45 a.m. on Wednesday in the Portico at church.
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