2009-11-05 / Obituaries

John Thomas Ignatius Shook

McConnellsburg, 45

John Thomas Ignatius Shook, 45, McConnellsburg, Pa., and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died unexpectedly on Saturday, October 31, 2009, in his home.

Born June 12, 1964, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of J. Thomas and Helen I. (Haines) Shook of Greencastle.

He was self-employed as an antique dealer, operating Fulton Antiques in McConnellsburg.

He was a 1982 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School. He attended college in Charleston, S.C., and was previously enrolled at the Johnson & Wales Culinary School.

He was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church of McConnellsburg.

He was a member of the Narrows Gun Club of Mc- Connellsburg. He enjoyed being around horses and other animals.

Surviving family in addition to his parents are seven sisters: Wanda K. Koons, Greencastle; Patricia A. Bivens, Mercersburg; Sharon L. Rowe, Conway, South Carolina; Susan C. Armstrong, Riverview, Fla.; Catherine M. Eaton, Conifer, Colo.; Sarah Ellen Freeman, Greencastle, and Joy I. Appleby, Vienna, Va,; 13 nieces and nephews and six grand-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 5, at 11:00 a.m. from the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle with Rev. Joseph Nale officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his memory to St. Stephen Catholic Church, 303 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanfh.com

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