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L. Wilbur "Pap"

May 30, 1934 – November 27, 2018

L. Wilbur Brubaker
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Obituary for L. Wilbur "Pap" Brubaker


L. Wilbur “Pap” Brubaker, 84, of Miffintown, passed away at 9:45 AM on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at his residence.

Born on May 30, 1934 in Delaware Twp., Juniata County, he is a son of the late Lloyd and Dorothy (Frymoyer) Brubaker.

Wilbur was a 1952 graduate of Thompsontown High School, who was a lifelong self- employed farmer and drove truck for several different companies .

His memberships included: East Salem United Methodist Church and Lost Creek Hit and Miss Club, where he enjoyed attending every Monday Night. He enjoyed farming, going to Vermont to fish, and mowing grass, but his greatest joy was spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. With his great-grandchildren, he loved to take them on golf cart rides.

Mr. Brubaker is survived by two children, Doug Brubaker and his wife Tonda and Pam Rice and her husband Paul, all of McAlisterville; two sisters, Thelma Petriskie of Memphis, TN and Jean Rendall and her husband Neil of Philadelphia; six grandchildren, Eric Brubaker and his wife Rachel, Angie Reinford and her husband Drew, Michael and Cody Brubaker, Nyana and Jeremiah Rice; and eight great grandchildren, Joshua, Caleb, and Zach Brubaker, Grace, Colton, and Emma Reinford, Carson Brubaker, and Braylynn Berry.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Brubaker.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, beginning at 2:00 PM at East Salem United Methodist Church, 7393 Route 235, Mifflintown with Pastor David R.A. McElwee officiating. Interment will be private at East Salem Cemetery.

A viewing will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution’s in Wilbur’s memory may be made to the Juniata Mennonite School, 289 Leonard Hill Road, McAlisterville, PA 17049.

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When Friday, November 30th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Brown Funeral Homes, Inc.
111 Westfall St.
McAlisterville, PA 17049

Service Information

Saturday, December 1st, 2018 2:00pm
Pastor David McElwee
East Salem United Methodist Church
7398 Rt. 235
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Interment Information

East Salem Cemetery
R.R. #1
Thompsontown, PA 17094