On June 7, 2023, John Francis Lamonski Jr., 90, of Fort Liberty, NC, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones.
John was born June 15, 1932, to John Felix and Rose (Bombarski) in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. In 1952, John joined the United States Marine Corps and in 1972 retired from the United States Air Force. John married the love of his life, Margaret June (Boyd), in 1954. At the time of his passing, the couple had been married for 68 years.
John was preceded in death by his mother, father, and 10 siblings.
John is survived by his wife, Margaret June; and four children: daughter, Tina Bailey of Fayetteville, NC; son, Frank (Kathi) Lamonski of Fresno, California; son, James Lamonski of Broomfield, Colorado; and daughter, Angelique Lamonski of Fayetteville, NC. Additionally, John is survived by 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
John was a gentle, calm, loyal, and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, friend, and baby sitter. John's lessons of love will continue to live through all of those he has touched. His love has positively impacted many lives and he will be greatly missed.
Family and friends are welcome to attend a memorial service on Monday, June 12, 2023, at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home, Fayetteville, NC. Viewing will be held at 2 p.m. with the service following at 3 p.m. with military honors at 3:45 p.m..
"God is with us. So long." - John F. Lamonski Jr.