John Schum
John Schum
  • April 25, 1926 - January 7, 2018
  • Clinton, Connecticut

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John J. Schum Jr., 91, of Clinton, beloved husband of the late Frances Hoadley Schum, passed away on Sunday January 7, 2018 at Middlesex Hospital. Born in Madison on April 25, 1926, he was the son of the late John and Julia Adametz Schum Sr.

John was a veteran in the United States army, a member of the VFW Post 9981 in Clinton. He was the owner of John J. Schum Building and Remodeling in Clinton. He was also a captain in the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid outdoorsmen who loved to fish and hunt. He is survived by his two children, his son James Schum of Clinton, and daughter Carol Stephens and her husband Craig of Kentucky, two grandchildren, Stephanie Long and Heidi Washburn, and three Great-Grandchildren, Zachary, Noah, and Stone. Also survived by his sister Barbara Childs.

The funeral service will be held Saturday January 20, at 10 AM in the Swan Funeral Home at 80 East Main Street in Clinton. Burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Killingworth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department 35 E. Main St Clinton, CT 06413.