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John "Jack" W May

November 22, 1956 ~ September 3, 2019 (age 62)

Shamokin – John “Jack” W. May, 62, of 217 S. 6th Street, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Shamokin on November 22, 1956, he was the son of the late John Robert and Ella (Whary) May. He graduated from Shamokin High School. He worked at Eastern Milk Producer in Sunbury, Wilson Testing Lab, and Knoebels.

John is survived by a son, John S. May and his wife, Christine of Shamokin; two granddaughters, Katlyn May and Hailee May; a grandson, John S. May Jr.; a sister, Betty Bielefeld and her husband Dan of New York; a lifelong companion, Linda Dobeck of Shamokin, her daughter, Sarah Dobeck of Shamokin, and her three grandsons, Jerimiah Jashinskie, Daniel Dietz, and Mark Dobeck; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with his parents, John was preceded in death by a brother, Sam May.



John “Jack” W. May, 62, of 217 S. 6th Street, Shamokin – Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:00 am, with Pastor Paul Eby, officiating, in Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. Burial will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery following the service. Viewing will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 9:00 am until the time of service. To send condolences to the family please visit

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