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John W. Shoben Jr.


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John W. Shoben Jr. Obituary
John William Shoben Jr., 66, of West Newton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. He was born Nov. 27, 1951, in McKeesport and was a son of the late John William and Florence (Yates) Shoben. John was an electrician and was retired from Hickman Electric. He was a Navy veteran and served during the Vietnam War. For his service, he received the Good Conduct Award and the National Defense Service Medal. He is survived by his wife, Freda Elizabeth (Semke) Shoben; daughter, Jessica Cybil (Jack Waltonbaugh III) Shoben, of Elizabeth Township; son, Johnathan Jeremy Shoben, of West Newton; sister, Barbara (Leonard) Norman, of Greensburg; twin sister, Joan (Victor) Kyslinger, of Concorde, N.C.; brother, William (Kyndall) Shoben, of Elizabeth Township; nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Kramer. He was preceded in death by his brother, Daryl Shoben.
There is no visitation. Service with military honors will be held in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Arrangements are by GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 6028 Smithfield St., Boston, Elizabeth Township, 412-751-5000, Drew J. Gilbert, director.
Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Published in Trib Total Media, online only on Nov. 28, 2018
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