John was born about 1900.
John S “Jack” Blonsick BIRTH 11 Aug 1928 DEATH 27 Jul 2006 (aged 77) BURIAL Unknown MEMORIAL ID 122623397 · View Source
MEMORIAL PHOTOS 0 FLOWERS 2 Miami Herald, The (FL) - August 11, 2006 Deceased Name: Jack Blonsick FL United States
BLONSICK , CAPT. JACK, 77, formerly of Miami, FL, Born August 11, 1928; died July 27, 2006, of cancer. Jack loved the joy of flight, the serenity of sailing, the athletic challenge of sports, as well as the arts of drawing, painting, photography, and music.
Served his country in the Marine Corps in flight during WWII and Navy during the Korean War on sea in combat.
Designed military aircraft and weapons systems that protected our nation.
Tested and captained great jetliners as a pilot for Panagra and Eastern Air Lines, that slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings.
Safely flew millions of passengers to their families and destinations.
Survived and loved by his wife of 53 years, Etta; daughter, Barbara Hersh, grandsons, Gregory and Stephen; daughter, Donna Kuhl, her husband, Gary, grandson, Jonathan; son, Capt. John S. Blonsick III, his wife, Sonia, granddaughters, Ashley and Nicole.
In lieu of flowers, donations to: Tailhook Educational Fund: www.tailhook.org To visit this Guest Book Online, go to www.herald.com/obituaries.
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