Passed away on June 8, 2019 at the age of 92. Loving and constant     companion to his wife Mary Ann (Nana). They would have  celebrated 69 years of  marriage on June 17, 2019. Proud and  devoted Dad and Pop to Sandy (Jim) Britton and Daniel  (Robyn) Brouk; loving “Paw Paw” to his grandchildren Ariel (Greg)  Stephens, Rachel (Dan) Sweeney, Shannan (Justin) Cyboron and  Michael Britton (partner Casey Benson). Also “Paw Paw” to his treasured great-grandchildren Jabin, Guinevere,  Penelope, and Evelyn Stephens,  Britton Sweeney, and Charlotte Cyboron.  He was a loving  brother,  brother-in-law and Uncle Cornie to many nieces and nephews.

  He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a great sportsman, wonderful cook, had a great sense of humor and was an avid gardener. Among many things, he grew delicious radishes and tomatoes and his specialty was zinnias. The entire neighborhood will miss his beautiful yard, full of colorful  zinnias.

Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wednesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m. to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (5020 Rhodes Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109) for 11 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 4-8 p.m.