John Nixon Shoemaker

January 30, 1927 - August 5, 2018
Wroblewski Funeral Home
1442 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, PA 18704
(570)287-8541 | Map
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John Nixon Shoemaker, 91, a resident of Wyoming, passed away peacefully late Sunday evening, August 05, 2018. John never had a bad day in his life, and he attributed his longevity to diet, rest, and mild exercise. Born on January 30, 1927, in Wilkes-Barre, John was the son of the late Thomas T.W. Shoemaker andContinue Reading

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Bob Wasilewski left a message on August 12, 2018:
Dear Jim and Family, I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences. Bob Wasilewski
Ruth Morris left a message on August 11, 2018:
Johnny and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. Ruth Morris
Tess OMalley left a message on August 10, 2018:
Dear Natalie, Jim and Family, I was so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was such a wonderful person and businessman. I admired and learned so much from him. He had a wonderful sense of humor which made working for him such a pleasure. May your fond memories of him put a smile on your face during this sad time. Tess OMalley
Sandra Slezak left a message on August 9, 2018:
Dear Natalie and the Shoemaker Family: We were deeply saddened to hear of John's passing. It was painful to learn this news. John was not just a great boss but a dear friend and mentor. I have so very many fond memories of him, I will always remember the many times he made us all laugh. John was an exceptional man who will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the beautiful Shoemaker family at this most difficult time. Sincerely, "Sondra" and Bob Slezak
Jill Schwartz left a message on August 8, 2018:
Dear Natalie and family, So sorry to hear about John's passing. My thoughts are with you at this time. Jill Schwartz
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Ray Knaub left a message on August 8, 2018:
To the entire Shoemaker family, May God be with John. I have many fond memories of John while in the Wyoming Business Club. He was a good, trustworthy levelheaded man with a great sense of humor and an even greater heart. He will be missed here, but remember that he will be waiting for us when it is our time, martini in hand. Ray Knaub
Mark Sobeck left a message on August 8, 2018:
John will be greatly missed. He was one of the funniest guys around, especially when he was teamed up with his old buddy Joe Shaver. It was so generous when he would give away last year's calendars from his Hallmark Stores to those in need. Mark Sobeck
Rita Molino left a message on August 8, 2018:
Thoughts and prayers are sent to the Shoemaker family. My sincerest sympathy, Rita Molino.
Betsy Hannigan left a message on August 8, 2018:
Natalie, I am so sorry for your loss. It is always hard to loose someone that you have been close to for so long. I will say some prayers for you and your husband. If you need any one to talk to I am around. I would like to hear from you. 570 3136050 any time you feel a need. Sincerely, Betsy
Michael J. Baloga left a message on August 8, 2018:
Our prayers go out to the Shoemaker family. He will be missed very much in Wyoming. Michael J. Baloga
Ann Marie Swetz left a message on August 7, 2018:
The obituary as I read it was very well written and emotionally moving. John had a blessed life and each time I had seen him at an event he always was cordial no matter what his physical condition may have been.He was head of a very large loving family and enjoyed spending time with them all. Rest in peace John,you made the most of the time the Lord gave you on this earth and now it is time for you to rest in peace as you reflect on those you left behind. Sincere sympathy to Natalie and all your family members. Ann Marie Swetz
Ellen Warner left a message on August 7, 2018:
Sincerest condolences as we all experience the passing of this generation. Many fond memories of the store, Aunt Maria and Cousin John. He was a favorite of Marion. A very long life well lived, lessons for all of us. May they all rest in peace. Ellen Warner
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Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Thank you for trusting us to care for your loved one. May comfort and peace surround all of you.
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