John W. Carl
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John W. Carl
He was born Jan. 26, 1930, in Jackson Township, a son of James F. Carl and Bertha Zeiders. On Aug.14,1953, in Herndon, he married the former Barbara J. Snyder who preceded him in death. They celebrated a marital union of 43 years.
John was a lifelong resident of Herndon. He was a 1948 graduate of Lower Mahanoy Township High School and served in the Army from 1951-1953.
He was a retired carpenter and spent many hours helping his son James on his farm.
John was a member of the former Seibert E.C. Church of Herndon where he served for many years on the board, and a member of the Herndon Fire Company.
He is survived by three sons and one daughter and their spouses, Stanley and Mary Lee of Roy, Utah, James and Tina of Herndon, Bruce and Sharon of Halifax, and Trudy and Robert Pettine of Collegeville; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Norma, and one sister, Nancy Rebuck, all of Herndon.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, James, George, Ralph, Dean and Fred.
A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at New Life E.C. Church (formerly Peifer's E.C.), 337 Mandata Road, Herndon, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Bradley D. Hatter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Herndon Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton.
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