John Joseph Tomkinson

SALEM– John Joseph Tomkinson, 91, of Salem died at 9:50 p.m. Sept. 7 at Essex of Salem III.

He was born on Feb. 12, 1926, in New York City, N.Y., the son of the late William and Mary Ellen (Hogan) Tomkinson.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was discharged honorably on May 17, 1946.

He is survived by his sister-in-law, Elaine Tomkinson of Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the chapel in Hope Cemetery with Father Bob Edwards of St Paul’s officating. Salem Honor Guard will provide honors.

Arrangements by Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services.

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