John Frank Obrycki Jr, 89, of Orlando, FL passed away peacefully on July 6, 2013. Mr. Obrycki was born on October 11, 1923 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He was widowed on May 3, 2012 when his beloved wife Mary passed.
Mr. Obrycki's stellar career as a merchant marine spanned almost 5 decades serving in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. John was the youngest man to receive his chief engineer's license. After a well-deserved retirement in February of 1987, John and his wife, Mary, settled in Sarasota, FL.
Mr. Obrycki is survived by his loving children, son John W. Obrycki and wife Susan, daughter Sharon T. Griebe and husband Bob, and three devoted grandchildren, Kelly, Bobby and Ariel.
A private service will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Gotha.