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John Askin, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1895, Croatia
Death: Mar. 28, 1958
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

at 4:20 p.m.
in New Orleans
Age 62 years

Originally his name was Giovanni Zorkovic (or Zarkovich), was later known as John Eskin, but officially changed his name to John Askin, per his United States Naturalization record, 29 January 1929, Southern District of Mississippi at Biloxi.

A native of Lukaron, Croatia, later called Yugoslavia, and a resident of Biloxi, Mississippi. He died in Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Husband of Mary Ragusin Askin.

Father of Louis and Robert Askin of Biloxi, Mrs. Gloria Parniciaro of Bay St. Louis, and the late John Askin Jr.

Brother of Bob Askin and Mrs. Anna Dundov, both of Yugoslavia.

Survived by nine grandchildren.

Services at O'Keefe Funeral Home, 601 West Howard Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi, on Sunday, 30 March 1958, at 4 p.m., followed by religious services at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Biloxi.

Interment in Biloxi Cemetery, Biloxi, Mississippi.

Obituary published:
The Times-Picayune
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sunday, 30 March 1958
Page 8, Column 1

Death published:
The Times-Picayune
Tuesday, 1 April 1958
Page 44, Orleans Records of the Day, Deaths

Please visit these family memorials:

Robert Joseph Askin

Robert J. Askin III

Paula Denise Askin Harvey

Family links: 
  Mary Ragusin Askin (1900 - 1969)
  Louis Joseph Askin (1922 - 1985)*
  Louis Joseph Askin (1922 - 1985)*
  Gloria Askin Perniciaro (1925 - 1991)*
  John Joseph Askin (1926 - 1950)*
  Robert Joseph Askin (1929 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Biloxi City Cemetery
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Rachelle Z
Record added: Sep 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58192507
John Askin, Sr
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In memory of John Askin Sr.
- Rachelle Z
 Added: Jul. 7, 2015
john joseph askin august 15, 1895 to march 28, 1954
- Love in Family
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013

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