John P. Schifko • October 28, 2017



John P. Schifko, age 67, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Pensacola, Florida. He was born in Havre de Grace, Maryland to Peter and Dorothy Schifko. John attended Tate High School and shortly after graduation, he joined the Job Corp. After moving back to Pensacola, he went to work for Joe Patti’s Seafood. His true passion was working on the boats for Joe Patti. John was retired from Gulf Power Crist Plant and was also a welder mechanic.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Creswell; father, Peter Schifko; and step-mother, Agnes Nelson. John is survived by his loving wife, Paralee Radford Schifko and his son, Eric Schifko of Orlando as well as his siblings, Julie (Terry) Summerlin, Don Schifko, Shirley (Bob) Jordan, Joe (Kay) Beaudoin, Mary Muller (Frank); and a very special family friend, Dora Huelsbeck.
A graveside service will be at 11:30AM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.

  1. Edward W King says:

    John & I did kidney dialysis together and I always enjoyed talking with him.

  2. Julie summerlin says:

    I will miss my brother very much prayers for Paralee and Eric

  3. Dora Huelsbeck says:

    John, Paralee and I have been friends for over 30 years. We have done many things together though the years. RIP JOHN. My prayers go out to Paralee, Eric and family.

  4. Sinde Smith says:

    So Sorry to hear about John. We will surely miss his face at Winn Dixie. Sending prayers from the Deli Dept.

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