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John H. Broujos, 87, of Carlisle and Pittsburgh died on Friday, July 8, 2016 at his daughter Melanie’s home in Pittsburgh, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on February 12, 1929 in Wilmington, DE, a son of the late Nicholas Michael Broujos and Jenny (Pavoni) Broujos.

John graduated from the H. C. Conrad High School in Wilmington, DE, earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle.  John served in the United States Marine Corps and the Reserves for 37 years and retired with the rank of Colonel.  He was a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War.  In the Korean War, John was the Rifle Platoon Commander, Dog Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment and was awarded the Silver Star (our nation’s third highest combat decoration) and Purple Heart medals.  John served in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967 as Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, G-2 of the 9th Brigade.  In 1968, John was an instructor at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and authored the lesson plan for Riverine Warfare.  He practiced as an attorney for more than 50 years with Broujos & Gilroy in Carlisle.  He served as a Democratic Member of the PA House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992.  John was a faithful member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Carlisle and was also a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Wilkinsburg, the Cumberland County Bar Association, PA Bar Assoc., American Bar Assoc., Founder and Chair of the PA House of Representatives bi-partisan Acid Rain Caucus, and was a Sponsor of the Wider Horizons Program for Catholic and Irish youth education and training.  He was the Solicitor for Cumberland County, a 30 plus year Democratic Committeeman, and was an agricultural advisor to former Governor Robert Casey.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Louise (Davis) Broujos, four children; Melanie Sprenkel of Pittsburgh (husband David, children; Bella, Charles, John, Gregg, and Maria), Nicholas Broujos of Sligo, Ireland (wife Fiona Conway, children; Ciara and Colin), Gregory Broujos of Pittsburgh, (wife Deanna Pellicci, children; Zachary and Nicholas), and Lisa Graham of Pittsburgh (husband Douglas, children; Nassema, Douglas, Calema, David, Abraham, Isaac, Leila and Jacob); and one brother, Michael of Wilmington, DE.  John was predeceased by one brother, Frank Broujos.

A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 followed by the Requiem Eucharist at 11:00 a.m. in the St. John’s Episcopal Church, On the Square, Carlisle, with Rev. David Bateman and Rev. Nancy Chalfant-Walker officiating.  Burial with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle.  A fellowship reception will be held at the church immediately following the burial.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle is in charge of the arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to either St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 600 Pitt Street, Wilkinsburg, PA  15221; or St. John’s Episcopal Church, On The Square, Carlisle, PA  17013.  Semper Fi.

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We were blessed to have John as a friend. What a better world it could be if more of us lived as he did. He was a remarkable man. Sympathy to Louise and family.

Lee and Joan Fischbach
Our heartfelt condolences to the entire Broujos family. Mr. Broujos dances with angels now and smiles down upon us all, his greatest achievement, his loving family and friends...God Bless.

Owen and Karen (Moss) Meals
Mel, my sincere condolences go to you and the entire Broujos family. Praying for peace and comfort during this time.

Linda Calkins Powers
Very sorry to hear of John's passing. A true Marine and a friend. He will be truly missed. May my prayers be with him, Louise and the family. I only wish I could be there to say goodbye.

Dick Willis
My deepest condolences for the entire Broujos family who have surrounded John with loving care in his last days and always. He was blessed to have such a loving family. He was a father, a leader, an advocate and counselor to so many, and will be sorely missed.

Grace Laury Jarvis
With a sad yet grateful heart I honor the life of John Broujos and his beautiful family.
Rev Ann Whitesel
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with Louise and family at this time.

Kirby and Brenda Burkholder
So sorry to hear of John's passing. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.

Kathy Getty Holtry
John was a true friend to Bob and me. He will be sadly missed.
Marilyn Aust
We are deeply saddened yet profoundly grateful for John, dear Louise, and the family's love over the years. May he rest in peace and health, and may Louise and family be comforted by the many, many friends who have been touched by the Broujos family.

Buzz and Donna Greenwood

My thoughts and sympathy to the family.....and so many others who admired this man.

Wendy Kitner

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