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Henry John Jwanowski, age 90, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
He lived in Melbourne, Fla. and was formerly of Peabody.
Born September 11, 1926, he was the son of John Jwanowski and Helen (Sledzik) Jwanowski.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Olga (Harrisonchuk) Jwanowski, and stepson, John Brennan.
Born and raised in Salem, Henry served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a communications specialist in Saipan. He retired from the commercial banking industry in the Boston area, and lived in Florida with his wife, Doris, for the past 26 years.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Doris (Brennan) Jwanowski, his sister Elizabeth “Betty” and Courtland Smith of Florida, sons John Jwanowski and wife Ann of Peabody, MA, Paul and wife Barbara of Burleson, Texas. Henry had five grandchildren, Daniel (Whitney) Jwanowski, James (Jen) Jwanowski, David Jwanowski, Kathleen (Devin) Rhodes, and Patrick Jwanowski, and one great-grandchild, Emma Jwanowski. Stepchildren include Patricia Skelley, Kathleen Johnson, Mark Brennan, Kevin Brennan, and their children and grandchildren.
He will be missed but his memory remains in the hearts of those who loved him.
Mass will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Miller Street Catholic Church in Palm Bay, FL. Following the service, he will be interred with military honors at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, Titusville, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Weusthoff Brevard Hopsice, 8060 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940.
Published on  August 19, 2017
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