Obituaries

John George Scheffler Jr.

John George Scheffler Jr. of Southold, former longtime resident of Copiague, died May 11, 2024. He was 57.

He was born April 25, 1967, in Hampton Bays, to Elizabeth J. (Albin) and John G. Scheffler. He was one of five children. During his professional career, John worked as an auto mechanic. He later worked as a bus monitor for Sunrise Coach School Bus Company in Greenport.

John is survived by his siblings, Patty, Richie, Lisa and Michael; many nephews and nieces; and many cousins throughout the country.

The family has chosen to remember John’s life privately at this time. DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold is assisting the family.