Obituary: John G. Mino (Pops), 89, of Stratford

John G. Mino (Pops), 89, of Stratford, draw bench operator at the Bridgeport Brass Company, machine bench polisher and finisher at Textron (Avco) Lycoming, died March 17, at home.

Born Nov. 20, 1926, in West Aliquippa, Pa. to the late George and Maria (Cabyn) Mino.

Survived by his wife, Helen (Maliniak) Mino, children, Ann (Thomas) Barbiero of Stratford, John, Jr. (Sandi) of Milford, Helen (Sam) Grable of West Haven, George (Patti) of East Haven, Paul (Eileen) of West Haven, brother, Pavel of Czech Republic, sister, Maria (Mino) Leso of Slovakia, 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Also predeceased by his son, David Michael, sister, Anna (Mino) Dorocak of Bridgeport, and brother, George of Slovakia.

Adzima Funeral Home, Stratford.

Burial: St. Johns Cemetery, Stratford.

Memorial contributions: blood donations may be made to the American Red Cross.