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Charleroi Location
Friday January 11th, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Charleroi Location
Friday January 11th, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Blessing Service

Charleroi Location
Saturday January 12th, 2019
10:00am

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John Bernard Schaum


John Bernard Schaum 83 of Charleroi, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 9, 2019. Born in N. Charleroi on December 27, 1935, a son of Charles and Mary Hiesler Schaum. He was Catholic by faith. John grew up in Charleroi and joined the US Army Airforce in the late 1950's and became a military air police. When he returned from the service he served as a policeman for 8 years in Roscoe and Allenport. John was a wonderful baseball coach. He had formerly owned the Central Cafe in Ellwood City, worked for American Finance and retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Allenport.

After retirement he drove cars for C. Harper. John was a past president for Allenport Rod & Gun Club and Naomi Athletic Club in Fayette City. He was also a member of the Belle Vernon Russian Club and the Belle Vernon American Legion Post # 659. John was an avid golfer and loved cutting grass on his John Deer tractor and finishing up with a Coors Lite. He was warm hearted with a fire cracker spirit and a true gentleman.

John is survived by his long time companion Mary Strong, and his 4 sons and 3 daughters-in-law; John and Linda Schaum of Allenport, Barry and Bonnie Schaum of Finleyville, Brian Schaum of Allenport and Carl and Shelly Schaum of Mt. Lebanon, 8 grandchildren Justin and wife Glenda, Adam and wife Valerie, Kacey, Breanne, Blake, Brian, Kylie and Graydon, and 3 great-grandchildren; Vera, Isaac and Payton. Also surviving is Mary's daughter Renee Strong, and Mary's grandchildren and great grandchild; Marina, Jessika, Stormy and Arjuna. John was preceded in death by his grandson Barry Ryan Schaum, a brother Charles Schaum and 2 sisters Maryanne Hazy and Patricia Bachetti.

Visitation will be held on Friday January 11, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 825 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi where a funeral blessing will take place on Saturday January 12 at 10:00am with Rev. James Bump officiating. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Twp.




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A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent on January 10, 2019

May God surround your family with overwhelming peace in the days and weeks ahead. Love, Larry Carter and Janet Oiler Family

Expression of Sympathy Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

A GARDEN PATH was ordered on January 10, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you all and I am praying for all of you. Love, Kevin Lisovich.

Kevin Lisovich Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

Rest in peace John. With love Denise and Tom Fafalios

Denise Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

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