John L. Sheffield

Age: 76 of Turnersville, NJ

John Lloyd Sheffield on June 25, 2022 of Washington Township. Age 76. Predeceased by his parents Blaine Sheffield and Laura Ruth Sheffield. Survived by his brother, Robert Sheffield. Devoted Uncle of Christopher Sheffield (Keara), Alexandra O’Connor (Seamus), and Eileen Wisnewski (Eric) and Great Uncle of Shay, Annabridget, Kayla, Amelia, EJ, and Frances.

John graduated from Williamstown High School in 1964 and went on to Rowan University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education in 1970, following a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Albany in 1970. He was a dedicated teacher and principal for many years, including teaching in Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, Marlboro Mental Hospital, and Daytop Village. He passionately helped mentor many troubled youths in all of these positions.

John was a lover of animals, landscaping, and family. For many years, he was an active member of the South Jersey Ski Club with ski trips and long distance biking trips that took him all over the country and Canada. John was also a devoted Quaker who worshiped in Haddonfield Meeting for over 30 years.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Haddonfield Friends School.

No memorial service is immediately planned. The family will notify loved ones in the future when a service is scheduled.