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Carl A. DouglasCarl A. Douglas, 99, of Shelocta went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 30, 2020 surrounded by his loving daughters.
The son of the late Roy and Hulda Leasure Douglas, he was born August 13, 1921 in Cherryhill Township, Indiana, County.
Mr. Douglas was a member of Curry Run Church and also attended Ernest Bible Church. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Kent Coal Company until his retirement in 1987, and also previously worked for Frank Mashuda Construction Company as a foreman. He was a member of United Mine Workers of America, the Ohio Wagon Train Association, and the Appalachian Wagon Train Association. He was an avid archery hunter.
Leaving behind to cherish his memory are daughters, Carol Ann Deschand, South Bend Twp, Nancy Fogarty, Minot N.D., Bonnie Peppler and husband Paul of Elderton, Peggy Silvis and husband Jerry of Shelocta; wife, M. Hazel Douglas of Indiana; five grandchildren, Steve Smith and wife Caroline, Bill Deschand and wife Cheryl, Nathan Peppler and wife Jessica, Jeremy Silvis and wife Amanda, Lacy Hubner and husband Bob; great-grandchildren, Adam, Grace, and Ryan Deschand, Tiffany Russell, Nicole Rivera, Gino Didomenico, Olivia Peppler, Nova and Tyler Silvis, Bennett and Carter Hubner, and Taven and Kylee Puckett; and three great-great- grandchildren, Logan, Ethan and Cohan Russell.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 49 years Isabelle S. Douglas who died January 13, 1993. One daughter, Mary Lou Douglas; two granddaughters Wendy Didomenico and Brandi Peppler; one great-great-grandson, Nolan Didomenico; two son in-laws, Melvin Deschand and Phil Fogarty; one sister, Elizabeth McGeary; four brothers, Harry, Loy, Raymond and Blair.
At Mr. Douglas's request a private family funeral will be held.
Interment will be in the Ridge View Cemetery in Young Twp., Indiana County.
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