2010-05-06 / Obituaries

John T. Carbaugh Big Cove Tannery, 83

John Thomas Carbaugh, 83, Big Cove Tannery, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Chambersburg Hospital.

He was born July 19, 1926, in Mercersburg, the son of the late John and Ethel (Seville) Carbaugh. He was married to Ruth M. Fix Carbaugh on May 5, 1946.

He was employed by H.B. Mellott in Warfordsburg, as a foreman for 30 plus years before his retirement. He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, especially hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Mayetta Carbaugh, Big Cove Tannery; two children: Linda Mellott, McConnellsburg; and John A. Carbaugh, Spring Grove, Pa.; four grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John E. and Ethel Carbaugh; two brothers; and a sister.

Funeral services were private. Memorial donations may be made to John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 129, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, was in charge of arrangements.

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