In memory of
John James Shields
In memory of
John James Shields
John James Shields Longtime pressman, Korean War veteran, 89 John James Shields, 89, of Linden, N.J., passed away on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Atlantic City Medical Center. Born in Kearny, N.J., John was a pressman for 45 years, first at Colby McGowan, Elizabeth, N.J., then at Drapkin Printing, Linden, retiring in 1985. He also worked part time at The Star Ledger, and was an officer of The International Brotherhood of Pressmen. Mr. Shields was an Army veteran with 40th Division 160 Regiment of the Korean War, and a recipient of the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Medal, and a Combat Infantry Badge. John was the beloved husband of the late Eileen J. (Hebbe) (2018); devoted father of Steven Shields and his wife, Grace, Jack Shields and his wife, Sharon, and Debbie McGinn and her husband, William, and cherished grandfather of Paul, William, Kristen, Sean, Stephanie, Jonathan, Kyle, and Olivia. Visitation is Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, from 5 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, 9 a.m., at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. George Ave., Linden, N.J. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Entombment is in St. Gertrude Cemetery Mausoleum, Colonia, N.J.
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2124 E St. Georges Ave
Linden, NJ 07036
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In memory of
John James Shields
John James Shields Longtime pressman, Korean War veteran, 89 John James Shields, 89, of Linden, N.J., passed away on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Atlantic City Medical Center. Born in Kearny, N.J., John was a pressman for 45 years, first at Colby McGowan, Elizabeth, N.J., then at Drapkin Printing, Linden, retiring in 1985. He also worked part time at The Star Ledger, and was an officer of The International Brotherhood of Pressmen. Mr. Shields was an Army veteran with 40th Division 160 Regiment of the Korean War, and a recipient of the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Medal, and a Combat Infantry Badge. John was the beloved husband of the late Eileen J. (Hebbe) (2018); devoted father of Steven Shields and his wife, Grace, Jack Shields and his wife, Sharon, and Debbie McGinn and her husband, William, and cherished grandfather of Paul, William, Kristen, Sean, Stephanie, Jonathan, Kyle, and Olivia. Visitation is Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, from 5 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, 9 a.m., at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. George Ave., Linden, N.J. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Entombment is in St. Gertrude Cemetery Mausoleum, Colonia, N.J.
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Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 E St. Georges Ave
Linden, NJ 07036
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