In memory of
Pevny, John, - 72, of Goshen, N.J. died peacefully in his sleep on December 18, 2020. Son of John and Marie (Beisig) of Surf City, Long Beach Island, John was born on January 14, 1948. He graduated from Ship Bottom Elementary School and later graduated from Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, N.J. in 1966. John's parents owned a store in front of their Surf City home named John's Beachware. While not helping in the store, John learned to work on dismantling and reassembling car motors in the backyard. John's grandmother owned a roller skating rink in Manahawkin where John worked and enjoyed skating. Later, John loved to skate to live organ music at Holiday Skating Center on adults only night in Delanco, New Jersey. While living in Surf City, John was a volunteer fireman and attended a mechanics course with Mercruiser Outriders in East Brunswick, N.J. in 1969. This led to a job at Predmore-Smiths Marina in Surf City until he moved to Goshen. John worked for a sewer plant in Stone Harbor, N.J. John also worked at Myers Farm in Goshen, New Jersey with his dear friend and neighbor Jim Myers, off and on for about forty years, as a truck and farm tractor trailer driver, planter, field worker, and builder. He also worked for a South Jersey Beer Distributor and at Tuckahoe Nursery, where he designed their irrigation system. John was a real nature lover, who loved camping, kayaking, canoeing, bike riding, and hiking. He also loved the beach and the Wildwood Boardwalk. John is survived by six cousins and loved by many friends. The burial service will be at Ocean County Memorial Park Thursday January 28th, 2020 11AM at Waretown, NJ.
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