2009-07-02 / Obituaries

John A. Nearhood

Burnt Cabins, 73

John Arthur Nearhood, 73, Burnt Cabins, died Friday evening, June 26, 2009, at the Health South Rehabilitation Center, Mechanicsburg.

He was born June 18, 1936, in Clay Township, Huntingdon County.

He is survived by special friends Nelson and Janet Brown, Burnt Cabins, along with several aunts and cousins.

He was of the Protestant faith.

Working at farming in his early years, he later worked at the former Cutchall's Gulf, Fort Littleton. He was last employed as the boathouse operator at Cowans Gap State Park for 25 years.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with Rev. David Ford officiating. Interment will be in Burnt Cabins Cemetery, Burnt Cabins. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Burnt Cabins Cemetery Association, c/o Nelson Brown, President, 33805 Great Cove Road, Burnt Cabins, PA 17215.

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