May 14, 1941 ~ July 16, 2011

Born in: Oak Park, IL,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

John S. Sedgwick, Jr., 70, of Asheville, died on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at his residence. A native of Oak Park, IL, Mr. Sedgwick was a son of the late John S. Sedgwick, Sr., and Shirley Galloway Sedgwick. He was also preceded in death by a son, John S. "Johnny" Sedgwick, III, who died in October, 2003. Mr. Sedgwick had worked as a public school teacher for 16 years, and worked as a special education assistant for nine years. He enjoyed teaching, but was passionate about his work with special needs students. He was an avid and lifelong sports fan, but above all else, he was devoted to his wife, children, brother and sisters. Mr. Sedgwick is survived by his wife, Judy Super Sedgwick; daughter, Dr. Mary P. Sedgwick, of Candler; sons, Charles J. Sedgwick and wife Jeanette, of Crystal Lake, IL, and Thomas Matthew "Tom" Sedgwick and wife Trish, of Plant City, FL; sisters, Sally Mourad, of Acushnet, MA, Debbie Prosser, of Bellingham, WA, and Janet Stinard, of Las Cruces, NM; brother, Jess Sedgwick, of Racine, WI; grandchildren, Heather, Tyler, Haley, Harmony, Molly, Jonathan, and Madison Sedgwick; great-grandchild, Ayden Sedgwick; and his special companion, his daughter's "Leader Dog" Lucy. Services for Mr. Sedgwick will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the CarePartners Adult Day Care Center, 68-A Sweeten Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28803. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Mary, and your family during this difficult time. Please let me know if there’s any way that I can be of support.

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  2. The staff at Bear Creek Apartments would like to express our deepest sympathy at the loss of John. He was such a loving and gentle man. He took such good care of Judy, and we admired him so much, and will miss him greatly.

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  3. John shared so many memories of his life with Judy and their kids.I’ll miss him every day.He was a very nice person

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  4. Mary,it was god to meat your brothers Charley ,Tom and their family.Soory it had to be under these condition.Our prayers are with you and your family and anything we can do we are here for you.Ken & Patty

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  5. Mary,your club prayers are with you and your family at this time of need.Anything we can do for you and your family we are here for you. With LOVE Sand Hill Lions

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  6. Mary, please know that Caleb and I are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Let me know if you need anything.

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  7. Mary & all your family, I am so saddend to hear of your fathers passing and would like to say we are praying for you. We are given burdens we don’t think we can handle some times but with the help of God you will see your way thru. Please if we or I can be of any help please call. Jerry

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