John Herzog, III, 65, of Sheffield, PA, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born October 4, 1946 in Ridgway, PA to the late John, Jr. and Ellen Anderson Herzog, he was a 1964 graduate of Ridgway High School. After high school, he attended the State Police Academy. He was stationed at Troop E in Warren, PA for most of his career, retiring as a Detective after 26 years of service. While serving with the State Police, he also served as the Warren County Fire Marshall. After retirement, John worked as a private investigator. In January 2007, he accepted a position as the County Detective in Warren, where he was head of the Drug Enforcement Task Force. He retired in January 2012.