Henry W. DeShong

March 31, 2015

DeShong, Henry Obituary

Henry William DeShong, 90, South First Street, Hustontown, PA died at 7:10 PM, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.

Born November 13, 1924 at Harrisonville, PA, he was the son of the late Martin and Estella (Oakman) DeShong.  He was married to Maxine Truax on December 20, 1952.  Mrs. DeShong survives at their home.

Mr. DeShong is survived by a daughter Deborah Gress, Harrisonville, PA and a son Douglas DeShong and wife Carla, Burnt Cabins, PA.  

There are five grandchildren:  Timothy Shaw, Kelly Ruhl, Erin Beatty, Matthew DeShong and Tyler DeShong along with three great grandchildren:  Kelby Robinson, Hunter Ruhl and L. J. Beatty.

A granddaughter, Amy DeShong, is deceased.

One brother Herbert DeShong, Greencastle, PA and two sisters Marlene Newman, Chambersburg, PA and Helen DeShong, McConnellsburg also survive.  A sister

Doretta Smith and a brother Martin DeShong, Jr. preceded in death.

Mr. DeShong was of the Protestant Faith.

He retired from Penn DOT after 30 years service.  He worked as an inspector.

A World War II veteran, Mr. DeShong served in the US Army.  He was a member of the American Legion, McConnellsburg.

In earlier years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering at his farm.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA with Rev. David Ford officiating.  Interment will be at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 6—8:00 PM on Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co., P. O. Box 537, Hustontown, PA  17229.

The Fulton Honor Guard will provide military honors at the cemetery.




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April 3, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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M. R. Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt Street
Hustontown, PA 17229
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April 4, 2015
11:00 a.m.

Funeral Services
M. R. Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt Street
Hustontown, PA 17229
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April 4, 2015

Interment
Union Cemetery

McConnellsburg, PA


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