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John E. Schill
  • Elder High School Scholarship Fund
    3900 Vincent Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45205

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“My love to you Kathy! Praying for you. Sending love and prayers your way. <3 Sharon ”
1 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy and Family, We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the loss of John. We will keep you all in our prayers. Much Love,Paul, Julia, robert...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Paul and Julia Korb - Atlanta, GA

“I was so sad to hear that John passed away. John and Kathy were our next door neighbors in Sandusky. They were the best neighbors you could ever...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Rosemarie Kuharick - Milan, OH

“Kathy and family, Not sure what to say or even where to begin but it seems as though I echo in what everyone thought of John. I believe everyone is...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Lisa Navarre - Sandusky, OH

“I had the pleasure of working with John for almost 2 years. Just a great guy. Calm, caring, beloved by his fellow workers. God took a good one from...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Kevin Meyer - Cincinnati, OH

“I remember working with John in the ER at Mercy Hospital. I was an RT but to him it was Young Lady. He was not only a great Dr. he was also a great...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Jackie Randolph - Cincinnati

“Kathy, you and John were wonderful neighbors. I am sad to hear about John's passing. So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Erica Boenker - Milan, OH

“Dr. Schill was a very nice person always had a smile on his face. I worked with him at FRMC er. He always made me feel like I was part of a team. ”
8 of 28 | Posted by: Maria HAMMONS - Sandusky, OH

“Kathy and family...how we love you all...Remember the good memories! One of our favorite was sitting around your kitchen table telling life stories.....Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Jeanette & Ken Schwab - TN

“Dear Kathy and Family,I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. From those days in the mid 70's hanging out at the Delhi Fire House with John and...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Bill Needles - Austin, TX

“This man will be missed, I have known John several years, he and wife Kathy lived a few houses down the street from me. I installed a security...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: C. Robert Hemmer - Sandusky, OH

“Worked with him as an RN in ER. A wonderful doctor, but most of all a wonderful human being to all he met. I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Kristine Snyder - Castalia, OH

“Gone too soon. He had more people to care for, to teach, to befriend. God needed him more. Thank you, John, for being you. ”
13 of 28 | Posted by: Julie Wiswell - Sandusky, OH

“I am very sad to lose such a great colleague and caregiver. John will be missed and I wish all his loved ones peace in knowing what a great...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: CREIGHTON B. WRIGHT - CINCINNATI, OH

“What a guy! Happy to have known him and laughed with him ”
15 of 28 | Posted by: DJ Chime - Sandusky, OH - Friend

“I was fortunate enough to work with Dr. Schill at FRMC ER. He was a kind, caring person. His smile was infectious. He made those crazy nights...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Jill Schirg - Hilliard, OH

“I worked with Dr. Schiller at FRMC, he was one of the kindest men I knew. Caring, compassionate and always smiling. Praying for your entire family. ”
17 of 28 | Posted by: Tara Swain - Sandusky, OH

“I am proud to have gotten to known Dr.Shill in the ER at Mercy West. I always called him my favorite and I will sure miss him. He absolutely loved to...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: Dorian Patton - Wilmington, OH

“Dr Schill was loved and respected and his presents will be missed. ”
19 of 28 | Posted by: Aimee Aichh - Sandusky, OH

“You touched so many lives in such a special way... God Speed John! ❤ ”
20 of 28 | Posted by: Kim Nemeth - Sandusky, OH

“It saddens my heart that you left this world way to soon. You are now with God and a better place. May God help your family to deal with their loss...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Diana Henegar - Florence, KY

“My sincere condolences. May you Rest In Peace. ”
22 of 28 | Posted by: Diana Barhorst - Cleves, OH

“Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you Kath.. and all of your family. May God wrap his arms around you and his family, and give you strength...Read More »
23 of 28 | Posted by: Susie Brunner - Sandusky, OH

“Such a great man and a great friend. John taught ACLS for me at Firelands Hospital in Sandusky. I could always count on him to help me teach the...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Terry Lyster - Huron, OH - Friend

“Family- my most heartfelt and sincere sympathy. What a wonderful man... ”
25 of 28 | Posted by: shelby louden - cncinnati, OH

“John was such a great ED Physician to work with. He was always so kind and compassionate to patients, families and coworkers. He always took time to...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: sonia hissett - cleves, OH

“Thanks for everything over the years Doc. What you taught me and the amount you taught me will never be forgotten. I will remember our last...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Steve Westcott - Cleveland, OH

“Dear Kathy and family. I worked with John at Firelands Regional Medical Center in the ER. I so cherish the memories of working along side him and...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Lisa Kisaberth - Milan, OH


SCHILL, John E., MD of Miami Township passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the age of 64. John dedicated his life to helping others. He served in the US Navy Reserve from 1972-1978. A first career as a Fireman and Paramedic of 21 years, transformed his love of medicine. Pursuing life goals, John became an Emergency Medicine Physician at the age of 44. His work with Hospital systems, Fire and EMS, Swat teams, Emergency Preparedness teams, NASA Plumbrook Station and multiple medical communities in Akron, Sandusky and Cincinnati, Ohio, allowed John to proudly serve in roles as a Medical Director, Quality Director, Clinical Assistant Professor and instructor. What his family, peers and colleagues are most proud of, was his ability to mentor and lead others, his passion for those he cared for, his thirst for knowledge, and the respect he earned from everyone he knew. This man was truly loved and appreciated and it was an honor to be his family and friend.
John is survived by his wife, Kathy Schill (nee Minnery), his 3 sons, OS1 John Schill Jr. USN, Jason (Chrissy) Boyce, David (Kristen) Boyce. He was Papa Doc to 6 grandchildren, Jacob, Charlie, Jack, Will, Sam and Emma. Dear brother of Betty Schill, Pauline (Al) Weaver, Larry (Kathy) Schill and brother-in-law of Mary Jane (Rick) Schultz and Mike (Phyllis) Minnery. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Mary Schill.
A visitation will be held at Meyer Funeral Home, 5864 Bridgetown Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45248 on Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 5:00-8:00PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Visitation Church, 3172 South Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45248 on Friday at 10:00AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Elder High School Scholarship Fund, 3900 Vincent Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45205, in honor of John, to assist with tuition for that next child who wants to pursue his dream of becoming an ER physician. www.bjmeyer.com