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07/22/09 - NNHS Newsletter - John Sheovic

John Stanley Sheovic
(21 Feb 1919 - 14 July 2009)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have more sad news today.  John Sheovic, uncle of    Belvia Sheovic Hare ('67) of VA, passed away in Gloucester on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at the age of 90.


   John S. Sheovic
  GLOUCESTER - John Stanley Sheovic, 90, went home to be with the Lord on July 14, 2009, after a brief illness in Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester.

He was born on Feb. 21, 1919, in Mt. Pleasant, Pa., and his family moved to West Point, Va., in 1923. John joined and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII from 1941 until his Honorable discharge in 1946. After his discharge from the Coast Guard John made his home in Newport News, Va., with his sister, Stella Kmetz and her husband, Frank. In the 1980's he went to live with his niece, Belvia Hare and her husband, Wayne in Newport News, and moved with them in 1999 to Gloucester, where he lived the remainder of his life. John worked as an Electrician Supervisor and General Foreman for E C Earnest, Inc. until his retirement in 1976, and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for 61 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew and Angela Nell Yuhas Sheovic; brothers, Joe and Stanley Sheovic; sisters, Frances Skuers and Stella Kmetz; and nephews, Joey and Mike Sheovic.

He leaves to cherish his memories, nieces, Joan Bassett, Linda Connelly, Margie Johnson and Belvia Hare; and nephew, John Sheovic, as well as, numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Per John's wishes private graveside funeral services were held July 16, 2009, in the family cemetery plot at Saint Theresa Catholic Cemetery, West Point, Va., officiated by the Rev. Leo J. Guarnieri.

In John's memory, memorial contributions may be given to Saint Theresa Catholic Cemetery Fund, Our Lady Of The Blessed Sacrament Church, 207 W Euclid Blvd., West Point, VA 23181.

Arrangements were by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at http://www.dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in the Daily Press from 7/22 to 7/23/2009.
 

July 22, 2009
 
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   Our deepest condolences are extended to the Sheovic family and their friends at this difficult time.


  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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  What Wondrous Love Is This?

Words by Alexander Means
Music by William Walker, 1835


What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul!
What wondrous love is this, O my soul!
What wondrous love is this that caused the Lord of bliss
To bear the dreadful curse for my soul, for my soul,
To bear the dreadful curse for my soul.

When I was sinking down, sinking down, sinking down,
When I was sinking down, sinking down,
When I was sinking down beneath God痴 righteous frown,
Christ laid aside His crown for my soul, for my soul,
Christ laid aside His crown for my soul.

To God and to the Lamb, I will sing, I will sing;
To God and to the Lamb, I will sing.
To God and to the Lamb Who is the great 'I Am';
While millions join the theme, I will sing, I will sing;
While millions join the theme, I will sing.

And when from death I知 free, I値l sing on, I値l sing on;
And when from death I知 free, I値l sing on.
And when from death I知 free, I値l sing and joyful be;
And through eternity, I値l sing on, I値l sing on;
And through eternity, I値l sing on.


"What Wondrous Love Is This?" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.advancedbreastcancer.org/songs51.html - 05/21/07

Image of Charles Bosseron Chambers' Painting, "The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ", courtesy
of http://www.restoredtraditions.com/Sacred_heart_Jesus_Christ_CBChambers.aspx - 03/11/09

Image of Zabateri's Painting, "The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ", courtesy
of http://www.restoredtraditions.com/Sacred_Heart_Jesus_Christ_Catholic_art_print_Zabateri.aspx - 03/11/09

Animated United States Coast Guard Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04

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