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Sheevers, Jack V.

Berkshire (Speedsville): Jack V. Sheevers, 66, formerly of Spencer and Lindenhurst, NY, passed away peacefully at his home, while sleeping, on Friday, August 22, 2014. Jack is survived by his mother, Dorothy Sheevers of Lindenhurst, NY; his two sons and daughter-in-law, Jack Sheevers of Philadelphia, PA, and Brian and Kim Sheevers of E. Norriton Twp., PA; his loving companion, Cathay Avery; his sisters, Evelyn Ford, Kathleen Sheevers, and Patricia Sheevers; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Jack was predeceased by his father, John V. Sheevers III; his daughter, Karen Sheevers; and his brothers, Daniel, Robert, and Michael Sheevers. Jack proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam War from 1967-1970. For more than 25 years he was employed as a shift mechanic at Cornell University and was just recently retired. Some of his hobbies included fishing, kayaking, and camping. He was a big fan of Billy Joel, the NY Mets, the NY Jets and had a huge place in his heart for all animals. Family and friends invited to share memories at the MacPherson Funeral Home, 5 Whig St., Newark Valley on Wednesday evening, August 27th, from 6-9 p.m. A Celebration of His Life and Funeral Service will be held there on Thursday at 1 p.m. Full Military Honors will be accorded. Burial will be at a later date in the Van Etten Cemetery. Friends wishing to honor Jack's memory are asked to kindly consider directing memorials to the ASPCA, Ithaca. Memories and condolences may also be shared in Jack's guestbook at

Published in Ithaca Journal from Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, 2014
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