Virginia Beach – Philip Adam Jaskowiak, 81, passed away on Sept. 22, 2011. Philip, also known as T.O. and Mr. Jay, was born Sept. 21, 1930 in Chesapeake, VA. He was the son of the late Adam and Cecelia Jaskowiak.
Phil grew up in the Bowers Hill section of Chesapeake and graduated from Deep Creek High School in 1948. He enlisted in the Army in 1948 and served in the Korean War as an artillery gunner and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant First Class in 1952.
Phil earned his Bachelors degree from Virginia Tech in 1959 and began teaching for Norfolk Public Schools. He returned to Virginia Tech in 1969 and earned his Master’s Degree in Education. Philip finished out his career as a Job Placement Coordinator with NPS and retired in 1986.
He is survived by two sons, Michael Jaskowiak and his wife Ronda, and Randy Hollowell and his wife Brigitte; his sisters Doris Barkley and Majola Latham and her husband Louis, eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his sister Theresa Sinnot and brother-in-law Craig Barkley.
The family will receive friends at Family Choice Funeral Home, 5401 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA from 6 to 8pm on Wednesday, Sept 28. A graveside service will be held at Albert G. Horton Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Rd, Suffolk on Thursday, September 29th at 11:00 am.
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