Paul M. Brumbaugh, 89, of Penn Township, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2023 at home. Paul was born December 30, 1933 in Connellsville and was the son of the late Morgan and Elsie (Eicher) Brumbaugh. He was the husband of the late Darlene E. (Clugston) Brumbaugh who passed away September 16, 1981 and the late Mary C. (Iarussi) Brumbaugh, who passed away June 4, 2019. Paul worked as a drafting engineer at Westinghouse for over 30 years and later would become a partner at Concept Engineering Group for over 10 years. He was very proud of his work and was once featured in Popular Mechanics Magazine. He was a very active member of The McKeesport Gun Club, an avid hunter and golfer. He enjoyed trapshooting and was a proud member of The NRA. Most importantly he was a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his four beloved daughters, Cindy (John) West, Kathy MacLean, Pam (Wayne) Riggs, and Susan (Ward) Kramer; step-children, John D. (Stephanie) Hackwelder, Norma J. (Paul) McGowan, and Steven M. (Kelly) Hackwelder; sister, Janet Crawford; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren and 1 step-great granddaughter, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Matthew Paul Riggs, who passed October 14, 2011, brother, Morgan Brumbaugh and sister, Lois Ruhe. Friends are welcome on Friday, September 15, 2023 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 10:00 am with the Rev. Rick Morgan, officiating. Internment will follow at Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Originally published September 11, 2023.