SELINSGROVE -- John R. Shadle Jr., 63, formerly of North Water Street, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove.

He was born June 28, 1948, in Sunbury, a son of the late John R. Shadle Sr. and Sally (Conrad) Shadle.

John was a 1966 graduate of Selinsgrove High School and served in the Army.

He retired due to disability in 2010 from Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, where he was a painter.

John was a craftsman and was very gifted in woodworking and repairing. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed photography and was fascinated with sailing and anything nautical.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, John R. III and Erin Shadle, of Midlothian, Va.; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Rosemarie Shadle, of Allentown; his longtime companion, Jennifer Arnold, of Lewistown; and stepmother, Ramona Shadle, of Selinsgrove.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, with Susquehanna University Chaplain Mark Radecke officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Selinsgrove.

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