John M. Fouse
December 10, 1929 May 16, 2020
John M. Fouse, 90, of rural Martinsburg, passed away Saturday morning, May 16, 2020 at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring.
He was born in Hesston, Huntingdon County, son of the late George H. and Marie C. (Troxell) Fouse. On October 23, 1954 he married Darlene J. Imler at Mt. Pleasant United Church of Christ, rural Martinsburg.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 65 years; a son, Duane A. Fouse of Henrietta; a daughter, Cheryl A. Fouse of Martinsburg; five grandchildren: J. Colton Fouse, S. Dylan Fouse, Matthew (Tracy) Fouse, Ridge Miller (Cortney Bowser) and Guy Miller; four great-grandchildren: Zeiren, Peyton and Balon Fouse and Khloe Miller.
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Doris Delozier and Phyllis Cottrell; and a brother, Richard E. Fouse.
John was a 1947 graduate of Morrisons Cove High School, Martinsburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War serving from 1951 until 1953 attaining the rank of Corporal. John retired in 1992 as a Lab Technician in the Quality Control Department for New Enterprise Stone & Lime Company with 35 years of service.
He was a lifelong member of Mt. Pleasant United Church of Christ, rural Martinsburg. John was also an active member of Henrietta Sportsman’s Club, where he served as the trout nursery manager for 15 years.
John loved camping with family and friends and also enjoyed hunting, working on cars and could fix about anything, he was true handyman.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions all services will be private and interment will be held at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery, rural Martinsburg. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.
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