October 13, 1943 - January 5, 2021
Eugene D. (Gene) Scheithe, age 77, of Beacon Falls, CT, loving husband and father of three sons, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Tuesday, January, 5, 2021 after an extended illness. He was born on October 13, 1943 in Waterbury to the late Eugen and Anna Rogalis Scheithe. He married Sharon Holmes of Plymouth, CT, and this past September they celebrated 50 years together. Gene owned and operated Gene’s Auto Body in Seymour for 45 years. Gene was a hard worker and always put 100% into everything he did. He enjoyed gardening, raising his animals, and watching car races. Gene very much enjoyed being ‘Papa’ to his grandchildren and loved to have them help collect eggs and feed the chickens. Gene will be missed greatly by his family and friends. In addition to his wife Sharon, he is survived by two sons and their wives, John and Angela Scheithe of Owensboro, KY and Donald and Julie Scheithe of Oxford, CT; his three granddaughters Alex, Katie, and Sofya; and his grandson Pierce. Gene was predeceased by his cherished son Robert Thomas Scheithe. The family would like to extend special thanks to Gene’s caregivers and home health care aids who spent time with him over the past few years. Their patience and kindness was abundant and much appreciated. A Graveside Service in Celebration of Gene’s life will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck, with The Reverend Leonard Kvedas, officiating. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, guests will be asked to wear masks and adhere to all social distancing requirements. Memorial gifts in Gene's memory may be made to : St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, through the funeral home.
Eugene D. (Gene) Scheithe, age 77, of Beacon Falls, CT, loving husband and father of three sons, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Tuesday, January, 5, 2021 after an extended illness. He was born on October 13, 1943 in Waterbury to the... View Obituary & Service Information
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