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Merle C Brumbaugh
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1919
Death: May 27, 2002

Altoona Mirror
29 May 2002


Merle C. Brumbaugh

Merle C. Brumbaugh, 82, formerly of Box l87, Williamsburg
RR 2, died Monday evening, May 27,2002, at Homewood retirement Center, Martinsburg, after an extended illness.

He was born July 11,1919, in Woodbury Township,
Williamsburg RR 2, a son of the late John R. and Ida (Endress) Brumbaugh. He married Pauline M. Criswell
June 9,1989, in Cumberland, Md. She died April 7, 2002.

Mr. Brumbaugh was an active member of Salem United Church
of Christ, Martinsburg RR 2, where he was a former member of
the consistory and former secretary of Salem Church Cemetery
Association.

He retired as a laborer from Tel Power Inc., rural Hollidaysburg, and previously was employed as a rewinder at Westvaco, Williamsburg, with more than 32years of service.

Mr. Brumbaugh had attended Ditch School, Clover Creek,
Williamsburg RR 2.

He was an Army veteran of WWII, serving with the 52nd Field
Artillary Battalion, attaining the rank of private first class.

Mr. Brumbaugh enjoyed farming, hunting, camping and playing
bingo.

He was a member of the Martinsburg Sportsmen's Association.

Surviving are two sons: Raymond H. of Martinsburg and
Calvin C. of Martinsburg RR 2; a daughter, Dorcas L. Rhodes of Williamsburg RR 2; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three brothers Palmer and Clarence, both of rural New Enterprise, and Robert of rural Hopewell; and three sisters: Lois N. Dilling of Martinsburg, Elva E.
Clouse of Martinsburg RR 1 and Dorothy E. Beach of Henrietta, Martinsburg RR 1.
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He was preceded in death by two brothers: Melvin and
Kenneth.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at John C. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Salem United Church of Christ, Martinsburg RR 2, by Pastor John
Russell and Pastor Jerry McCuller Jr. Interment will be made at Salem Church Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Salem
Missions Committee, c./o Salem United Church of Christ,
RR 2, Martinsburg, PA 16662. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Pauline M Brumbaugh (1921 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Reformed Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kelly Taylor
Record added: Jul 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93726987
Merle C Brumbaugh
Added by: Kelly Taylor
 
Merle C Brumbaugh
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