Domer Harbaugh

January 30, 1924 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 96)


Domer  Harbaugh, 96, of Hilltop Drive, Fishertown, passed away Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 at Donahoe Manor Nursing Home, Bedford.

Mr. Harbaugh was born in South Fork, PA on January 30, 1924, son of the late Sheridan and Tracie (Corl) Harbaugh.

On December 2, 1947 Domer married Phyllis (Ewig) Harbaugh. She preceded him in death on July 24, 1999.

He is survived by  Son- Donald Harbaugh, Pensocola, FL; Daughter- Belva wife of  John Comp, Fishertown; Son- Robert husband of  Susan Harbaugh, Bedford; Son- Terry and Daughter Cindy Harbaugh of Fishertown whom he resided with; Daughter-in-law- Eileen Harbaugh widow of Ronald; Sister-in-Law- Janet Harbaugh, Arizona; Brother-in-Law- Fred Ewig, New Wilmington, PA; Grandchildren Matthew husband of  Becky Harbaugh, Carlisle; Traci wife of  Mike Luther, Fishertown; Bradley husband of  Sarah Harbaugh, Alum Bank; Michael husband of  Tammy Comp, Alum Bank; Eric Harbaugh and Brooke Smith Pittsburgh; Ashleigh wife of  Chris Clark, Pittsburgh. He is also survived by 13 great grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 13 step great grandchildren,  10 step great great grandchildren. He was lovingly known as "Pap" to his entire family.  Domer was preceded in death by son- Ronald Harbaugh, daughter-in-law- Eleanor, step-granddaughter- Karen Spitzbergen, brothers- Ted, Roy, Ralph and Frank, sisters- Nellie, Hazel and Mary and an infant sister- Violet.

Domer was a 1941 E. St. Clair High School Graduate.

He served in the U.S. Army as a SGT from 1943-1946.

Domer opened and operated Harbaugh Hardware and Appliance in Fishertown from 1959 till 1984 and continued working part-time till he was 91 years old. He served on the Fishertown Water Association Board and the E. St. Clair Township Municipal Authority.

He was an active member of  Fishertown Community Bible Church where he taught Sunday School  was an Elder for many years.

Due to Covid the will be a private service held  with Pastor David Lambert officiating.

Interment at Fishertown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Domer Harbaugh to the Fishertown Community Bible Church Mission's Fund, P.O. Box 51, Fishertown, PA 15539.

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Arrangements entrusted to Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., Alum Bank.

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