Born on Nov. 19, 1923 in Central Falls, Rhode Island, John is celebrating his 85th birthday.
John was a pilot during WWII and retired as a Reservist. He started his career as a teacher and principal. Later he became a systems analyst with System Development Corp. and retired from Hughes Air Craft. He resides in Bellingham with his wife, Esther and their dog Chip.
Celebrating his birthday, family members have gathered from across the country; son Gregg (Kelley) Roberts, Indiana, daughter Chris (Anthony) Malandra, grandchildren Anthony Jr. & Teresa Malandra, Pennsylvania, grandson Brian Roberts, Seattle, and son Bill (Penny) Roberts, Bellingham.
John enjoys playing bridge, watching football and being with his best buddy, Chip.
From all of us, Happy Birthday, Dad.