The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

February 17, 2013

Charles S. Mabus Sr., 92, Millmont


The Daily Item

— MILLMONT — Charles Solomon Mabus Sr., 92, of 1259 Stover Road since 1956, was received into Heaven to be with his beloved Grace at 6:32 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 1, 1920, in Mifflinburg, a son of the late James W. Mabus and Viola V. (Rudy) Wallace. On Nov. 8, 1941, in Millmont, with the Rev. Greene Shively presiding, he married the former Grace Esther Strickler, who preceded him in death on April 30, 1995.

Charles honorably served in the Army during World War II.

He was employed for 35 years as a welder at ACF Industries, Milton.

Charles enjoyed farming and attending public sales and regularly attended the Middleburg Livestock Auction. He also enjoyed spending time with his dogs, Missy and Shanie. While working at ACF Industries, his co-workers affectionately referred to him as “Doggie,” and in the Millmont area, everyone knew him as “Pap.”

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Charles S. Jr. and Kay Mabus, of Millmont, and two daughters and one son-in-law, Sharon J. Hartman and Connie L. and Quinten L. Dorman Sr., all of Millmont; 16 grandchildren and their spouses, Lorraine and Kelly Keister, of Kissimee, Fla., Jane and Charles Smith, of Mifflinburg, Susan and Steven Lamoreaux, of Florida, Quinten Dorman Jr., of McClure, Michael and Christine Dorman, of Mifflinburg, Danielle Dorman, of California, Mark and Cathy Hartman, Brian and Jennifer Mabus, Eric and Sally Mabus, Kirt and Stephanie Mabus, all of Millmont, Lindsey and Allen Meyer, of Montandon, and Tyriq, Alisha, Benjamin, Sabrina, and Grace-Rose Dorman, all of Millmont; 24 great-grandchldren, Jenifer, Connie, Bethany, Jillian, Steven, Christopher, Haley, Briana, Hailee, Whitney, Hayden, Ava, Dale, Jacob, Brent, Timothy, James, Anna Rose, Carey, Cameron, Natasha, Brittany, Cody, and Shane; 22 great-great-grandchildren, Keenan, Katlin, Jade, Isaiah, Malachi, India, Atheena, Austin, Zachary, Kahne, Samantha, Ramel, Akia, Alexa, Alayna, Quinten, Anthony, Nevaeh, Mason, Saylem, Morgan, and Athyn; one brother, Howard “Pete” Wallace of Penns Creek; three sisters, Rosalie Badger, of Milton, Margaret Moyer, of Millmont, and Thelma Jean Mabus; stepsister, Sadie “Bertie” Shemory, of Florida; and three special friends, Kenneth Catherman, Norman Groff, and Tony Shively.

He was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters, Sarah Caruso, James Mabus, Warren Mabus, John Wallace, Emily Wagner and Boyd and Alda Mabus, in infancy, and one son-in-law, Claude Hartman.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ’s Community Church, 2746 Route 235, Glen Iron, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 with Pastor Richard VonNeida officiating.

Burial will be in Lincoln Chapel Cemetery with military honors accorded by Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410.

Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.

This notice is being reprinted with additional information.