John K. Wehry, 74, of Locustdale, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning at Schuylkill Medical Center-East.
Born in Ashland on August 4, 1948 he is the son of Shirley (Kerner) Wehry and the late Kenneth Wehry.
John is the husband of Beverly J. (Shoup) Wehry. Earlier this year they celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 24th.
He was of the Evangelical faith and was a lifelong member of Grace Evangelical Independent Church-Locustdale.
John was a graduate of North Schuylkill High School Class of 1967. After high school he attended McCann School of Business.
He worked his entire career for Goulds Pumps in Ashland as a forklift operator. John always worked many side jobs as well to support his family.
John enjoyed spending time with his favorite grandson Alexander.
He is preceded in death by; father Kenneth Wehry; sister Nancy Wehry; sister Lori Ann Cabulis.
In addition to his wife John is survived by; mother Shirley Wehry, Locustdale; brother Kenneth Wehry (Debra), Locustdale; brother Robert Wehry (Robin), Locustdale; brother David Wehry (Cathy), Locustdale; daughter Jennifer L. Wehry (Anthony Adams III), Locustdale; son John K. Wehry Jr. (Jennifer A.), Ashland; grandson Alexander Sewilam, Locustdale; many nieces, nephews & cousins.
A viewing for family and friends will be held on Saturday, December 3rd from 9-11 AM at Grace Evangelical Independent Church, 3127 Main St, Locustdale PA 17945. Services will be in the church at 11AM with Pastor Rose Marquardt officiating. Burial will follow services at Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs.
In lieu of flowers donations can be in John’s memory to the church memorial fund or UCP Central PA, 55 Utley Dr, Camp Hill PA 17011.
To extend online condolences visit www.kullfuneral.com. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., 901 Centre St, Ashland PA 17921has been entrusted with the arrangements.