Attorney John E. Shoop, 71 passed away July 17, 2014 in Sisters, Oregon.
He was born June 6, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pa. John lived most of his life in Painesville.
His career included several positions in Lake County Government. The most notable was the Lake County Prosecutor from 1976 to 1988. John was very active in many civic and Catholic organizations.
He is survived by his wife, Wendy (nee Lewis); brother Joseph (Christine); niece Jessica; nephew Jonathan (Bridgit); grand nephew Elijah Walders and grand niece Ella Walders.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Esper and Lilia (nee Venturella) Shoop.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, Ohio 44077
Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St Mary Catholic Church, 242 N. State Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in John's name to the
or the Salvation Army.
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Aug. 3, 2014