Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The viewing for John Henry "Jack" Schellenger, Jr. will begin at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6. The funeral will be on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Wednesday, February 6
John Henry "Jack" Schellenger, Jr., 75, of Freehold died at home on Sunday, Feb. 3. Schellenger was born in Wildwood and had resided in Freehold for the past 44 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a graduate of Manasquan High School and Missouri Valley College. He was a teacher and coach at Marlboro High School and Freehold High School, and a coach at Manasquan High School before his retirement. Schellenger was a former lieutenant for the Cape May Beach Patrol. He was also a 25-year member and former Captain of the Freehold First Aid and Emergency Squad; a member of the Cape Island Deer Club; and a member of Board 194 Basketball Referee Organization. Surviving are his wife, Jean Corsaro Schellenger; a son, John H. Schellenger, III, …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Schellenger was a past captain and life member. He died on Feb. 3.
A longtime Freehold First Aid member lost his battle with brain cancer this weekend. According to a post on the Monmouth County Police, Fire & EMS Facebook page, John 'Jack' Shellenger Jr. lost his battle with brain cancer on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 8:30 p.m. His wife was at his side. For over 25 years, Schellenger was a dedicated member of the Freehold First Aid Squad and was a past captain and life member. Earlier this year, the Freehold First Aid came together to help Schellenger and his family with a spaghetti dinner. In addition to Schellenger’s time on the Freehold First Aid Squad, he had coached basketball at Freehold High School, Manasquan High School, and Marlboro High School. Prior to his sickness, Schellenger also spent his summers …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Freehold First Aid Squad is holding a spaghetti dinner to raise money for member suffering from brain cancer this Saturday, Sept. 29.
Friday, September 7, 2012
The Freehold First Aid Squad is holding a spaghetti dinner to raise money for member suffering from brain cancer.
For 25 years, John Schellenger Jr., known by many as Jack, has helped keep Freehold safe, as a member of the Freehold First Aid Squad. Now, the squad that Schellenger has been apart of for so many years is giving back to him in his time of need. According to a letter from the Freehold First Aid Squad, Schellenger was recently diagnosed with brain cancer and is currently living in a Care One Facility in Holmdel. Due to his condition, he is unable to be discharged from Care One and is now experiencing financial hardship. To help support Schellenger, the Freehold First Aid Squad has organized a spaghetti dinner to help raise money to offset his financial difficulties. The dinner will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the First Aid …
Friday, August 24, 2012
The Freehold First Aid Squad is looking to collect funds after receiving a 5K matching grant.
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Friday, August 24, 2012
Dear residents of Freehold, Where are you on a Friday night? I imagine many of you are at home with your families, thankful that you have a bed to rest on after a long day at work. I also imagine that many of you are just getting into your cars to work the night shift at a job you have devoted your entire life to. I’m one of those thankful to rest after a long week at work. But that rest rarely goes uninterrupted. You see, I am a volunteer emergency medical technician (EMT) on the Freehold First Aid Squad, and when my pager goes off in the middle of the night, I, along with the members of my crew, rush to an ambulance to answer our neighbors’ calls for help. It’s not as glamorous as it seems. We don’t get paid, and don’t always get …