John H. Brumbaugh
May 16, 1942 September 12, 2021
John H. Brumbaugh, 79, Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Sunday evening, September 12, 2021, at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Saxton, son of the late Howard “Shorty” John and Cora Alberta (Moore) Brumbaugh. On December 29, 1972, he married Rebecca J. Saylor in Winchester, VA.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 48 years; four sons: John H. Jr. in Ohio, Robert J. of Altoona, Daniel R. (Brianne) of Roaring Spring and Thomas J. (Leslie Wilson) of Altoona; a daughter, Tracy Lynn Brumbaugh of Huntingdon; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rachel Strayer of Marklesburg.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas J. Brumbaugh and two sisters: Shirley Strayer and Loretta Jean Lagle.
John attended school in Huntingdon and served in the PA Army National Guard for over six years. He was a member of the former Yellow Springs Lutheran Church and a current member of Fairview Church of the Brethren, rural Williamsburg.
He was employed for five years at Proctor Silex Altoona, where he molded plastic and was a set up man. John also worked at Elco Corp. in Huntingdon for five years, where he served as a jack of all trades.
John enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and also enjoyed fishing, hunting, and doing geneology.
Friends will be received from 5-8pm, Thursday, September 16, 2021 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg and from 10 until the 11am funeral service, Friday, September 17, 2021 at Fairview Church of the Brethren, rural Willliamsburg, Brother Thomas Hanks officiating. A private interment will be held at Yellow Springs Lutheran Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.
Memorial contributions in memory of John may be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1100 N, Bethesda, MD 20814.
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