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John Charles Kal

August 17, 1931 - November 10, 2013
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John C. Kal, a retired civil engineer for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration passed away on November 10, 2013 from a recent illness. A 1949 graduate of Edwardsville High School, John served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Bristol until 1953. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Civil Engineering from the Catholic University of America. His career at the FAA spanned 42 years, developing and instituting airport safety standards, public accessibility, and airport certification for which he received many honors and distinctions. John...
John C. Kal, a retired civil engineer for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration passed away on November 10, 2013 from a recent illness.

A 1949 graduate of Edwardsville High School, John served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Bristol until 1953. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Civil Engineering from the Catholic University of America. His career at the FAA spanned 42 years, developing and instituting airport safety standards, public accessibility, and airport certification for which he received many honors and distinctions.

John was a member of the Polish Club of College Park, 3191,the Knights of Columbus of Washington D. C., the American Legion of College Park, the Polish Legion of American Veterans, The University of Maryland Alumni Association, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

He is survived by the love of his life, Peggy Bennett, their 3 adoring daughters and families, including 4 beloved grandchildren, cousins, extended family and many friends.

A memorial service in Luzerne County, PA will be set at a later date.

To love and to be loved; these are life's greatest gifts.

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