Chester E. Brumbaugh

August 23, 2015

Brumbaugh, Chester Obituary

Chester E. Brumbaugh, 76, of Hares Valley Road, Mapleton, PA, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.

Born May 4, 1939 in Clay Twp., Huntingdon Co. PA, he was a son of the late Elvin & Lorna (Cohenour) Brumbaugh. He was united in marriage to the former Carma J. Querry on December 31, 1960. They were married for 54 years. Mrs. Brumbaugh survives at their home.

Mr. Brumbaugh is survived by three sons and a daughter, Douglas L. Brumbaugh and his wife Sharron of Mapleton, PA, Rebecca L. Rudy and her husband Terry of Petersburg, PA, Corey L. Brumbaugh and his wife Sandra of Three Springs, PA and Wesley E. Brumbaugh and his wife Jennifer of Orbisonia, PA.

He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Megan Thompson and her husband Richard, Eric Brumbaugh , Shannon Brumbaugh, Cody Rudy, Carly Rudy, Coryna Brumbaugh, Cheyanne Brumbaugh, Alonna Brumbaugh and Gavin Brumbaugh. He was also the great grandfather of Bailey Thompson and Sage Thompson.

He is also survived by three sisters, Donna Gutshall of Three Springs, PA, Marlyn Sollenberger and her husband Robert of Williamsburg, PA and Norma Jean Anderson and her husband Wayne of Three Springs, PA.

Mr. Brumbaugh graduated from Saltillo High School in 1959. He worked for the Pennsylvania Game Commission in the early 1960’s. He then worked as a logger with his father, Elvin, and later, his sons. In 1982, he expanded the logging business to include a lumber mill in Shirleysburg, PA. He operated Brumbaugh Lumber Company along with his family until his retirement in 2004.

Mr. Brumbaugh was an avid outdoorsman who was very knowledgeable about trees and the lumber industry. He enjoyed hunting and traveling to the western United States to hunt elk and mule deer, of which, he enjoyed telling long stories of his escapades. He also enjoyed farming. The joy of his life was spending time with and talking about his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home, 245 Seminary St., Cassville, PA with Pastor Jonathan Whitsel officiating. Interment will be made at Bowman’s Chapel Cemetery, RD, Mapleton, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 – 9 PM on Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trough Creek Valley Fire Co., P. O. Box 22, Cassville, PA 16623.




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August 28, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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Robert I. McClain Funeral Home

245 Seminary Street
Cassville, PA 16623
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August 29, 2015
10:00 a.m.

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Robert I. McClain Funeral Home

245 Seminary Street
Cassville, PA 16623
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August 29, 2015

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Bowman’s Chapel Cemetery

Mapleton, PA 17052


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