John Edmund “Jaws” Jaworski, Sr., 73, of Baytown, Texas, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021, in Baytown, Texas.
John was born January 18, 1948 in Johnson City, New York, to parents: Henry and Eloise Miller Jaworski, and has resided in Baytown, Texas for the past six years. He was a graduate of Johnson City High School, attended Fairbanks University, and was a veteran of the US Navy. John was employed for 15 years at IBM in Endicott, NY and Kingston, NY. In more recent years he was employed at Laerdal Medical as Plant Manager and the company Safety Officer, while retiring as Plant Operations Manager for Saint Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was President of Tri-Cities Bow Club, Vestal, NY and a member of the Rod Club in Owego, NY. John also enjoyed hunting, fishing, was an avid bowler, loved to cook and his projects; he could fix and build anything, and his motto “Built FORD Tuff”.
Mr. Jaworski was preceded in death by his father, sister: Sharon Hoag, and brothers: Eddie, Bruce, and Thomas Jaworski. He is survived by his wife of 53 years: Virginia Hall Jaworski, sons: Scott Jaworski and significant other Dawne Gasaway and John E. Jaworski, Jr., daughter: Lisa Jacobs and significant other Josh O’Brien, five granddaughters: Bree Jacobs and fiancé Robert Friedlander, Jr., Kyla Jacobs, Lexi Jacobs, Ciara Jacobs and Ileigha O’Brien, one great grandson: Robert Friedlander III, numerous other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel in Baytown, Texas, with reception following. Services will be held with Barber Memorial Chapel in Johnson City, New York at a later date.
For those who desire, donations may be made to the MD Anderson Research Hospital in Houston and information may be found on the Crespo & Jirrels web site.
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