John Robert Scholly

September 21, 1954 - November 4, 2018
John Robert Scholly

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John Robert “Jack” Scholly, 64, passed away at his home in Edneyville, on Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was born in Johnstown, PA. Jack graduated from Bishop McCort High School. After graduation he moved to West Palm Beach, FL, where he went to work at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. He developed a love for scuba diving and went on to become a PADI scuba instructor. Jack also got his captain’s license so he could take scuba divers on dive trips. He spent a year and a half in the Cayman Islands working and managing a dive shop. In 1983, he was hired as a yacht captain for a private family and worked with them for sixteen years. Jack worked for Home Depot until August 2018, where he developed many wonderful friendships.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Thelma Scholly.
Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-seven years, Barbara Shelburne; a sister, Kathleen Lenise (Tom) of Spartanburg, SC; four brothers, Edward Scholly of Carlisle, PA, Joseph Scholly (Esther) of Columbia, PA, Don Scholly (Trish) of Johnstown, PA, and Jim Scholly (Doreen) of East Leroy, MI; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
A private Celebration of Life service is planned for a later date.

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  • November 06, 2018
    Shane P Bradley says:
    Barbara. I am very sorry to hear about Jack. He was a wonderful man. Love and prayers

  • November 06, 2018
    Pam & Woody says:
    We will dearly miss Jack but will never forget all the fun times, laughs and memories we shared together.

  • November 06, 2018
    Barbara and Terry Hike says:
    Barbara, We enjoyed all the time we got to spend with you guys. It was a pleasure to be able to work with Jack for 14 years. A lot of good memories.

  • November 07, 2018
    Terry Eden & Jane Weaver says:
    Jack was truly like a brother to me, and will be missed as much as one. Barb will be part of our family henceforth. Jane and I will love you both forever.

  • November 08, 2018
    John and Carol Harnes says:
    Barb, we just saw in the paper of Jack passing a way. We are so very sorry. You two were such a good team and fun to be around. If we can help you in anyway, do let us know. Come and visit us.