Ashton Funeral Home


John C. Scheetz

January 12, 2018

John C. Scheetz, 65, of Forks Township, died Friday, January 12, 2018 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Warren Campus.

Born January 9, 1953 in Phillipsburg, he was a son of the late Joseph and Alma (Warne) Scheetz.  He and his wife, Katherine (Silvey) Scheetz, were married 40 years.

John worked for Ingersoll Rand, Phillipsburg for over 30 years.  He later worked at the Forks Township Community Center and for the Phillipsburg School District.  He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving with his wife, Kathy, are three daughters, Cathleen Dean, Donna Perry and Diane Woodruff; two sons, Bobby Magdon and David Magdon; a sister, Barbara Grewe; a brother, Jay Scheetz; 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  His daughter, Dorrie Hreha died earlier.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Monday, January 15, 2018 in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton.  A visitation will be held from 4:30 pm until service time on Monday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Animal Health and Welfare, 1165 Island Park Rd., Easton, PA 18042.  Offer online condolences at

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  1. Ed Torres

    January 15, 2018 at 10:12 am

    I’m so sorry to hear of John passing may the good lord comfort you and yours