John Vernon Breunig (CWO 4, USN, Ret.), age 79, of Springfield, VA, passed away on July 19, 2019. Beloved husband of 40 years to Judith (Montague) Breunig. Loving father of Tony Breunig (Eve), Krisann Robles (Chris), Terry Breunig, and Kimberly Bradley (Steve). Cherished grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of 18. Dear brother of the late Thomas “Tuck” Breunig. He was the adored son of the late Frank and Nanette (Smith) Breunig.
Born in Newark, NJ, John enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of eighteen and worked as a maintenance officer, retiring from service as a Chief Warrant Officer CW04. During his thirty year military career, a majority of his time was spent as an air traffic controller as well as serving the community of the E2-C Hawkeye radar planes, which are the “eyes in the sky” for our fleet. He then continued serving our country as a Senior Engineer Consultant in support of the E2-C Hawkeye community for several government contractors for another thirty years.
John was a member of St. Raymond of Penafort Catholic Church of Springfield. He enjoyed supporting our local sports teams the Nationals and the Redskins, and was a huge NASCAR fan. Being an aviator, John was very proud of the private pilot’s license he earned and loved flying. He also enjoyed sailing and spending time at his home in Tennessee.
The family will receive friends at the Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Boulevard, Dale City, VA 22193 on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Raymond of Penafort Catholic Church, 8750 Pohick Road, Springfield, VA 22193.
Interment with full military honors will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Navy Captain Scott Eseman passed away on July 11, 2019, of a heart attack. Scott graduated from Louisiana Tech in November 1968 and received three masters degrees while on active duty. Scott entered the Navy at NAS Pensacola on January 1969. He was commissioned on April 25 of that year and received his Wings of Gold on
27 February 1970.
In January 1984 Commander Eseman reported for duty as VAW-127’s first Executive Officer. He became Commanding Officer 30 July 1985. After moving to the Villages Scott joined the Military Officer’s Association and The Wings Of Gold Association. Scott was born in Melrose Park, Illinois on March 11 of 1946 to Richard and Betty Eseman. He is survived by Pat, his wife of 50 years, and their son Scott Michael of Currituck, NC. His brother Dick and his wife Lee
Eseman of Citrus Springs. Greg and his wife Linda of Louisiana and sister Janet and husband Gerry Anderson.
Services will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 11:00 am at Beyers Funeral Home, 134 N Hwy 27/441 Lady Lake FL 32159. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, FL
CDR John Bernard Quinlan, USN Ret., died peacefully at his home in Norfolk, VA, on Thursday, October 4, 2018. He was surrounded by his loving family and close friends after a courageous six-year battle with Metastatic Melanoma. John grew up in Bowie, MD, was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Severn School and a 1991 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he played lacrosse and ice hockey. John had a successful Naval career as a Surface Warfare Officer and then as a Carrier-Based Naval Aviator, flying the E-2C Hawkeye. He served in multiple locations and received many awards for his distinguished service before his retirement in 2011. John also earned his MBA from The College of William & Mary in 2011 and enjoyed his post-Navy career as a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Virginia Beach.
In 2001, John married the love of his life, Mary Alice Jageman of Houston, TX. They have three wonderful boys: John Tucker 15, James Boyd 12, and Jacob Henry 11, of whom John was extremely proud and actively engaged in their school, sports, and other activities. He had numerous interests, but none more dear to him than spending time with his family. John was a faithful servant of our Lord Jesus Christ and attended Crossroads Church in Norfolk. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, neighbor, coach and true friend. John is preceded in death by his father John “The Beach Master” Quinlan. Besides his devoted wife and three boys, John leaves his mother Natalie Quinlan of Ocean City, MD, and his sister Robin Holmes of Laurel, DE. He also leaves his natural father and stepmother Dr. James and Judy Maurer of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, sisters Aimee Cannon of Detroit Lakes, MN; Jennifer and husband Tom Bailey of St. Augustine, FL; Sarah and husband Charles Seuntjens of Detroit Lakes, MN, along with numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
Visitation will take place at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., 1501 Colonial Ave. Norfolk, VA 23517 from 6-7PM on Friday 12 October. Celebration of Life will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk, 820 Colonial Ave. Norfolk, VA 23507 at 11 AM on Saturday 13 October. John’s final resting place will be at Arlington National Cemetery at 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 18, 2019.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to The M.D. Anderson Melanoma Moon Shots Program https://www.mdanderson.org/cancermoonshots/cancer-types/melanoma.html.
Online condolences may be offered to the family through www.hdoliver.com.