It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dear friend and great volunteer.
John Friderichs, better known as J.F. and Nazmo King, was a long-time volunteer (since 1999) and great guy. Friday March 9, 2012 he passed away. We are grateful for his commitment to the museum and his dedication, spreading the word over WPKN over the years, telling our story. We will sorely miss his friendship and support.
John Thomas Friderichs, age 54 of Stratford passed away on Friday March 9, 2012 at Bridgeport Hospital with his family at his side. Born in Manhattan , NY , John was the son of John H. Friderichs and the late Marilyn Bodziak Friderichs of Tinton Falls , NJ . He was an avid reader and enjoyed cars and music. He was a volunteer at the Air and Space Museum , the Stratford Library and was a proud volunteer disc jockey at University of Bridgeport ‘s WPKN radio. Survivors in addition to his father are two devoted sisters and their husbands; Cathy and Paul Papandrew of Lynbrook , NY and Lynn and Peter Gabos of Glen Mills, PA and loving nieces and nephews, Cassie Papandrew, Paul John Papandrew, Emily Gabos and Nicholas Gabos.