Obituary of John A. Shiesley Sr.
SHIESLEY - John A., Sr.
Of Lancaster, NY, January 2, 2023, at age 80. Died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family after a long illness. Beloved husband of over 40 years to Rosann G. (nee Metz) Shiesley; devoted father of John (Nicole) Shiesley, Jr., late Colleen (Dave) Parks, Kelly (George) Raiford, Sean (Tracy) McCarthy, Kevin (Ann Marie) McCarthy, Gerald (Deanna) McCarthy, and Erin (Peter) Haines; cherished by 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; beloved brother of the late Vern (Mary) Shiesley, Robert Shiesley, Arlene (Irv) Jaenecke, Jean (Dan) Emery, Betty (Richard) Graham, Gerald Shiesley, Nancy (Don) Holler, Ron Shiesley and Lee (Sharon) Shiesley; survived by Lynn (Rochelle) Shiesley, Lester (Karen) Shiesley, James (Barbara) Shiesley; also survived by many nieces and nephews. A friend of Bill W. for 52 years. Known to many as "John Ditto" and "The Spoke". No prior visitation. The family will be present to receive friends on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Elma United Methodist Church, 2991 Bowen Road, Elma, NY 14059 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, where a Memorial Service will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: www.hospicebuffalo.com or www.jimharszlakfoundation.com. Arrangements by: ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, (716) 824-6435. Please share your condolences at: www.eriecountycremationservice.com