John Edward Shuey, Jr.

John Edward Shuey, Jr., 52, St. Joseph’s Center, Scranton passed away January 16, 2023 at the Center after a long illness.

Born October 13, 1970 in Bellefonte, PA he was the son of Ellen Jean (Young) of Pleasant Gap, PA and the late John Edward Shuey, Sr.  Just prior to his 10th birthday, John moved to St. Joseph’s Center in Scranton.  He would spend the next 42 years of his life at St. Joe’s surrounded by his friends and caregivers. 

John enjoyed peanut butter cups, music and watching musicals on television.  He loved when people interacted with him and he enjoyed watching them go about their day. 

John is also survived by his brother Donald Shuey; his sister Natalie Wolf; nieces Kayla, Isabel and Makenzy;  his friends, caregivers and staff at St. Joseph’s Center.

A celebration of John’s life will be scheduled in the future.

Interment, Meyer Cemetery, Bellefonte.

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Scranton.

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