John “Ski” Francis Jasinski, 62, of Coinjock, NC died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at his residence with family by his side. A native of Pennsylvania, he was born in West Reading on March 13, 1956 to the late Francis Henry Jasinski and Barbara Ellen DeLong Jasinski and was the husband of Lorraine LaFroscia Jasinski of the residence. He served his country honorably in the US Marine Corps before joining the US Navy during the Vietnam War, was a skilled jet mechanic, and retired from the US Navy after twenty-three years. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans, an honorary life-time member of the American Legion Post #288 and an eleven year past Commander and a member of the Southern Riders Motorcycle Club. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be greatly missed.
In addition to Lorraine, his wife of twenty-two years, he is survived by three daughters, Ashley Hankinson and husband Sean, Angela Benton and husband Jeremy, Jennifer Jordan and Al Cooper; four sons; five grandchildren, Damien, Jayden, Payton, Julian and Zachary; a sister, Karen Rhodes; three brothers, James Jasinski, Dennis Jasinski and Bobby Jasinski, and his sidekick, Mitze, the little diva. He was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Jasinski.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Father Nick Cottrill officiating. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors provided by the US Navy and the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post #6060. Escort will be provided by the Patriot Riders. Memorial donations may be made Albemarle Hospice, 208 Hastings Lane, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Jasinski family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.