Clarence E. Carbaugh, 89, Ephrata, WWII vet, retired Univest banker, coin collector

By on December 10, 2014

Clarence E. Carbaugh, 89, of Ephrata, formerly of Souderton, passed away Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Fairmount Homes.

He was born in Quakertown to the late Clarence D. and Alice F. (Walp) Carbaugh and was the husband of Arlene (Bleam) Carbaugh with whom he shared 65 years of marriage.

Clarence was a member of the Pine Grove Mennonite Church. He was in banking for 29 years with Univest of Souderton. He was in the US Army during WWII, serving in Italy for 27 months with the 5th Army. He was a member of the Lions Club, Kiwanis Club, and the American Legion in Souderton, and was a board member of Frederick Mennonite Community for seven years. He was interested in coin collecting.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Keith C., husband of Penny Carbaugh of Telford; Kevin A., husband of Stephanie Carbaugh of Lancaster; a daughter: Karen D., wife of Michael Scriniere of Souderton; seven grandchildren: Nathan (Annie) Carbaugh, Joel (Jennifer) Carbaugh, Matthew (Michelle) Carbaugh, Jon (Wendy) Gross, Daniel (Jami) Gross, Linsey (Jon) Limm, Mia Carbaugh; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother; one sister; and one great grandchild.

A memorial service will be held Dec. 12, at 2 p.m., at the Wheat Ridge Chapel at Fairmount Homes, 333 Wheatridge Dr., Ephrata. The family will receive friends following the service. An additional visitation will take place Sunday, Dec. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Pine Grove Mennonite Church, 1194 Reading Road, Bowmansville, followed by his memorial service at 3 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Clarence’s memory may be made to Fairmount Homes Benevolent Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522 or Hospice & Community Care, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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