John B “JB” Brewer Jr. 1960~2022


Mr. John B “JB” Brewer Jr., 62 of Waynesboro, PA passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Waynesboro Hospital.

John B “JB” Brewer Jr.
John B “JB” Brewer Jr.

Born May 8, 1960 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late John B., Sr. and Delores W. (Helman) Brewer.

He was a graduate of Waynesboro Area High School with the Class of 1979.

In his early life, JB was employed by Waynesboro News Agency and Landis Machine Co. He dedicated the last 39 years to Mount Saint Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD.

Catholic by faith, JB was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was a simple man who lived a simple life but took great pleasure in music and gardening. He enjoyed reading and dedicated many hours to serving as the family mechanic. As an avid fan of the LA Rams, one of his proudest moments of the team occurred when they won Superbowl LVI.

He leaves behind his wife of 34 years, Mrs. Sondra K. (Short) Brewer, who he married February 5, 1988; four children, Amber Barnhart (Brandon) of Waynesboro, Jessica Bishop (Terry) of Hustontown, PA, Stephen Brewer (Hannah) of Chambersburg and Rachael Mathis (Kenneth) of Waynesboro; three grandchildren, Carter, Jensen and Layla; two brothers, Stephen Brown (Isabelle) and Ed Brown, both of Waynesboro; a number of nieces and nephews as well as a host of extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 South Broad Street, Waynesboro. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.