John Emmons

John Calvert Emmons

Tuesday, September 13th, 1949 - Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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John Calvert Emmons 69, of Chambersburg, passed away Thurs., May 2, 2019 at Harrisburg Pinnacle Hospital. He was born on Sept.13, 1949 in Chambersburg, the son of the late John Henry and Mary (Calvert) Emmons. John grew up in Chambersburg and lived above the Sellers Funeral Home where his father was a mortician. He served in the USAF during Vietnam from 1969-1973. He was employed by LEAD as a Truck Driver, and later as a part time dispatcher for 911 from May 1975- April 2000 and Advanced Auto Parts part-time for the last nine years. In Nov. of 1978, John joined the Franklin Fire Co. #4 and served as Secretary, Engine Sgt. and Assistant Chief for 3 years. John was a member of the Charles Nitterhouse Post #1599 and life member of the Franklin Fire Company #4. He coached Little League while his son was growing up. John is survived by: his wife Sharon, a son, John Henry Emmons (Jennifer) two grandsons: Bryce Jarrett, Karter John Emmons, two step grandchildren, sister, Carolyn Rossman Faust , niece, two nephews, a brother in law Carl Lee Stepler a sister in law Brenda Lee Morton and his loyal friend, Lizzie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: brother in law, Gary Faust, mother in law, Martha Karper Stepler, father in law, Paul Theodore Stepler, step mother in law, Beverly Parson Stepler. The Funeral Service will be 1PM Wed., May 8 at William, F. Sellers Funeral Home with the Seminarian Michael Patrick Faust Officiating. There will be a visitation prior to the service in the funeral home beginning at 11 am. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemeter y. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter 50561 Letterkenny Road Chambersburg, PA. 17202 or the Franklin Fire Co. #4 158 West King Street Chambersburg, PA. 17201. Military honors will be provided by Charles Nitterhouse Post #1599. Online condolences may be expressed at
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    William F. Sellers Funeral Home
    297 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 1:00pm
    William F. Sellers Funeral Home
    297 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
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    Seminarian Michael Patrick Faust
  • Interment

    Lincoln Cemetery
    948 Lincoln Way East
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Jennifer Rowney

Posted at 10:44am
My heart felt condolences to you Sharon and the rest of your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Alan and Barbara

Posted at 09:17am
Dear Sharon and Family,
We are deeply saddened to hear of John's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories bring you joy, and your faith in Jesus Christ bring you comfort and peace in knowing there will be an eternal reunion.
Alan and Barbara Witter

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