John W. Hess
April 1, 2018
John William Hess, 75, of Deturksville Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at home.
Born on October 30, 1942 in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late John W. and Genevieve Huen Hess.
He was an Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War and was a member of Company B 244th Quartermaster Battalion. He received the Parachutist Badge, Expert Badge (Machine Gun), and the Sharpshooter Badge (Rifle-BAR).
John was employed as a Truck Driver for H. R. Ewell, Inc. in East Earl, Pa.
He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Tremont.
Surviving are his wife of almost 22 years, Sue Running Bear Hess; seven daughters, Emma Jean Hill, Michele Gehman, Gloria Kaiser, Wonda Sturges, Sharon Rodriquiz, annJanette Meyer, Deanna Eastridge; three sons, Jay Hess, John W. Hess, III, Robert Eastridge; 26 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; sister, Gloria Plesce, brother, Larry Hess.
Memorial Services will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Locust and Green Sts., Tremont, Pa. with Elder Al Leininger officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Ruth Steinert SPCA, P.O. Box 332, Schuylkill Haven, Pa. 17972 in his memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences to the family online at our website www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com
Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA
P.O. Box 322, Schuylkill Haven PA 17972