John F. Scholze

By Orleans Hub Posted 30 December 2019 at 4:12 pm

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John F. Scholze, 77, of Holley, passed away Dec. 27, 2019. He was born Nov. 16, 1942 in Westmoreland County, Pa. to the late Clement F. and Elizabeth (Valentour) Scholze.

John served his country in the Marine Corps starting at the age of 17, from 1960 to 1964. He retired from Valeo, where he worked as a tool and die maker, and he was always a hard worker.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Jean Street; and his nephew, Daniel George Street.

John is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Patricia; son, Bryan (Tracy) Scholze; grandchildren, Zachary, Joshua and Nathaniel; sister, Helen Pollard; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services for John will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to Eastern Orleans Community Center, P.O. Box 206, Holley NY 14470.

John’s arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley NY 14470. To share a special memory of John, please visit