John L. "Jack" Sheaffer

June 3, 1945  -  October 25, 2017


John L. "Jack" Sheaffer, age 72, passed away at his home in Jefferson Hills, PA on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was born June 3, 1945 in Pittsburgh, PA to John Henry and Louise "Lou" Sheaffer. Jack found a love of cars and planes along with his talent to repair them at an early age. He first put his talents to use repairing airplanes and later focused his skill set on automobile repair. His love of fixing cars led him to open his own business, "Sheaffer Auto Repair" and later, "Sheaffer and Lewis Auto Repair." He used his expertise to help numerous residents of the neighborhood with their car maintenance and repair needs for many years. His good nature and caring qualities made him a well recognized mechanic and contributing business owner of the community. Jack also used his creative talent in his wood craft hobby making beautiful furniture and unique pieces. He also enjoyed going to the shooting range to socialize with friends at the Clairton Sportsmans Club and Library  Sportsmans Assoc. where he was a member of the shooting team. He was a longstanding member of the Masons. Jack adored his wife, Renee, whom he married in May of '97. He truly treasured his children, family, and friends. He was a fun loving jokester who enjoyed making others laugh and putting a smile on their face. His fun-loving spirit will be missed, but always remembered.

Jack is survived by his beloved wife, Renee; sons, Jeffrey and Keith; step-daughter, Tamara (Daniel) DiBartola; loving grand-puppies, Sam, Katie, and Autumn; sister, Barbara (Wayne) Eckert; brother, Craig (Sherri) Sheaffer; loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, and many long time friends. Family and friends will be received on Friday, October 27, 3-8 PM at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, 15236. A Blessing Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, October 28, at 11:30 AM. Condolences may be left at

Visitation Visitation

Friday, October 27, 3-8 PM

301 Curry Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236

Blessing Service

Saturday, October 28, 11:30 AM

301 Curry Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236

Service will take place in the funeral home chapel.

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gail phillips

So sorry for your loss. I have not seen Jack for a few years especially since I retired from the B-house. He was really a nice guy always enjoyed seeing him.I know he will be missed
Gail Phillips

 Posted Sun, 10/29/2017 - 2:19pm

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