John F. Curchin of Woolwich Township, NJ passed away at his home on May 14, 2016 at the age of 76. He was born in Middleport, NY on June 20, 1939. John graduated from Brockport State University in 1961 with a degree in Physical Education. After graduation, John was a Captain in the United States Marine Corp from 1961-1967. He received the following military citations: Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Air Medal with 4 stars and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. In 1968 John joined Eastern Airlines as a pilot and retired as Captain in 1992. He is survived by his wife Betty Ann of 47 years. John is also survived by his sister Sandra Curchin, his son Derryck (Anna) and daughter Cathleen (Matthew). He adored and was so proud of his 4 grandchildren Alex, Oscar, Ryan and Meredith. John was a proud member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Southern New Jersey Chapter #1068. Friends are invited to a memorial service on Wednesday May 18, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm at Daley’s Life Celebration Studio at 1518 Kings Highway Swedesboro, NJ. He will be buried, with Military Honors, in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #1068. 10 Kennedy Blvd. Sommerdale, NJ 08083.