Posted on Mar 27, 2013 - 01:44 PM

John Poole "Jack" Schermerhorn IV, 89, of Hayes, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home.

He was the son of the late John Poole Schermerhorn III and Bessie Smith Schermerhorn, and was raised in New Jersey, but since retirement was a resident of Gloucester. He was a graduate of VPI in 1945 with a degree in Animal Husbandry.

John is survived by his cousin and caregiver, Nancy Schermerhorn Ballou of Richmond, Va., numerous cousins, and friends.

Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4000 Pilots Lane, Richmond, Va. 23222.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, P.O. Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061.

Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point.