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Albert Jon Scheller, M.D., FACS Albert Jon Scheller, M.D., FACS passed away on February 10, 2018 surrounded by his wife and children. The youngest son of Arthur Martin and Ruth Marie Scheller, he survived his brother Arthur. A native of Wisconsin, he attended St. Thomas College in St. Paul Minnesota furthering his education in medical school and residency at St. Louis University. He served in the U.S. Navy as an Officer and was assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton from 1966 to 1968 caring for the injured, ultimately settling in Arizona in 1968. A respected Ophthalmologist in the Phoenix area for 50 years, he dedicated his life to serving the community. Albert was ordained a Deacon in the Diocese of Phoenix, Roman Catholic Church in the year 2000. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Carol and his five children, Michael Scheller, Michelle Scheller Eckhardt, Matthew Scheller, Melissa Scheller Porter and Margaret Scheller McNeil, and his 18 grandchildren. Albert enjoyed reading, golfing and supporting the Packers as well as spending time with his grandchildren. His license plate still reads GBPAC. Visitation took place on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 4:00 pm until the Rosary at 6:00 pm at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, 9925 W. Thomas Road in Avondale. Funeral Mass was held on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 13720 W. Thomas Road in Avondale. Inurnment was at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Grade School or Hospice of the Valley in Deacon Albert ’ s name. Online condolences may be expressed at hccfh.org.
Published on  February 21, 2018
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