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John H.
Tyma

February 15, 1925 – November 3, 2019

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Obituary for John H. Tyma

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John H. Tyma, age 94, passed away on November 3, 2019, at Pine Run Health Center in Doylestown, PA. He had been a resident of Bucks County for the past 70 years.

John was born in New York and was the son of the late John and Maria (Nee Kozirog) Tyma. He grew up in Neptune, New Jersey.

John received his Bachelors degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and spent most of his working life in sales for France Compressor Products.

John served his country as a Commander in the United States Navy for over 30 years. His active duty service was in the Pacific arena at the end of World War II. After his retirement, he captained many sailing excursions on the East coast and Caribbean Islands. He was also an avid skier, ski patrolman, and founding member of the Levittown Ski Club. John enjoyed being active well into his 80’s.

John is survived by his sons John R., Mark S. (Sally Poletick), and Jeff Tyma. He is also survived by his grandchildren Brianne Gerhard (Matt Gerhard), Ryan, Jesse, and Sara Tyma, and his great-grandson Jacob Gerhard.
He was the brother of the late Anne Sullivan and Agnes Bocchetti.

The family will gather at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown at 2:00pm on Thursday November 14, 2019. John’s committal service will begin at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Service Information

When
Thursday November 14, 2019 2:30pm
Location
Washington Crossing National Cemetery
Address
830 Highland Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Service Extra Info
The family will gather at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown at 2:00pm on Thursday November 14, 2019. John’s committal service will begin at 2:30pm.

Interment Information

Location
Washington Crossing National Cemetery
Address
830 Highland Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Interment Extra Info
John’s committal service will begin at 2:30pm.