MSgt (Ret) John H. Shields, USAF, 92, of Carlisle, died Wednesday,
July 27, 2011, at the Chapel Pointe Health Center in Carlisle. He was born on Thursday, March 27, 1919, in Marietta, PA, a
son of the late John H. Shields, II and Mary (Clay) Shields Hempley and was married to the late Eleanor E. (Hugh) Shields,
who died May 8, 2000.
John retired as a Master Sergeant in 1959 from the United States
Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War and an Army Air Corps veteran of WWII. John earned many awards of distinction
for his 21 years of military service. He also retired from the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot after 20 years of service.
John was a member of the Carlisle Elks Lodge, the Carlisle Eagles Aerie 1299 and a life member of the New Cumberland V.F.W.
He is survived by one son, John H. Shields, of Nyack, NY, one
stepson, Delbert Lincoln and his wife, Aartje "Audrey" of Carlisle, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by one brother, Edwin Quigley and two sisters, Jean Fitzgerald and Ann Sarvis.
Private interment will be held in Rolling Green Memorial Park,
Camp Hill. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.
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Audrey, Delbert and family...
.We have lost a good man who in so many ways touched
our lives and our hearts and in so many ways he was like my father yet they always thought they were so different but in reality
had the same personalities with huge hearts full of love. I remember how he would love to joke around with Ashley about
the boys...He'd always ask her each time we came to see him if she had a boyfriend. He was very special to us and will
always remain in our hearts. Thank you Audrey for being there for him and taking care of him.
Love you Uncle John. We will miss you dearly!
Niece, Gwyn Zook
We will always remember your kind ways and your willingness
to help others. God Bless your family in this time of Sorrow.
Blaine, Ann & Kellyann Havice
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