John Ardell "Curly" Shernock, 75

John Ardell "Curly" Shernock, 75, of Rochester Mills, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Shernock was born July 7, 1938 in Kittanning, a son of the late George and Mildred (Bable) Shernock.

He is survived by his loving wife, Myrna S. (Williamson) Shernock, of Rochester Mills. They were married July 8, 1977.

He was a maintenance supervisor for Oneida Mines and a bus driver for the Marion Center School District before retirement.

He was also a member of the Moose No. 954 in Punxsutawney. He loved to garden and wash his cars.

In addition to his wife, Myrna, he is survived by one son, John Shernock, Jr. of Savannah, Ga.; two daughters, Kim Aiken and husband Dennis of Mars, and Sandra Ballard and husband Mark of Reynoldsville; two step-sons, Scott Edwards of Baton Rouge, La., and Steve Edwards of Commodore; one step-daughter, Tammy Wolfe and husband Ron of Indiana; two brothers, Marlin Shernock and wife Pam, and Robert Shernock and wife JoAnn, all of Ford City; two sisters, Elaine Armitage and husband Mike of Apollo, and Mary Ballie and husband Paul of Ford City; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, George Shernock, Jr.; and one sister, Gaylene Christy.

Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the funeral home with Pastor Steven Hendrickson officiating.

Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Rochester Mills.

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