LIEUTENANT COMMANDER JOHN P. KRISCIUNAS
John Paul “Kris” Krisciunas, age 86, of Wilmington, DE, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at home with his wife at his side.
Kris earned his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and completed his graduate degree at Hofstra University. Kris entered the Navy in 1954 and proudly served our country as an aeronautical engineer for over 20 years, retiring in 1974 as Lieutenant Commander. After retirement, he travelled all over the world as a payload consultant for ships. In his spare time Kris enjoyed restoring cars, playing golf and was the President of the Windybush Civic Association for many years.
Kris is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lynn Krisciunas; daughter Susan Tomlin and her husband Frederick; and three grandchildren Heather, Rebecca, and Brandon Tomlin; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, December 27 at 1:30 pm at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 with a funeral service at 2:30 pm. Burial will take place privately with military honors at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made in Kris’ name to Seasons Hospice 220 Continental Dr. Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713.
For online condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com