John Tomkinson

SALEM — John Joseph Tomkinson, 91, of Salem died 9:50 p.m. Thursday at Essex of Salem III.

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

He served in the US Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William Tomkinson.

Services with military honors will be 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel in Hope Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Edwards of St. Paul Catholic Church officiating.

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