Ethel A. Baughman, Age 96 of Reynoldsville, PA died Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor in Brookville, PA.
Born on June 16, 1926 in Sabula, PA, she was the daughter of the late John & Gertrude (Beer) Bish.
On December 25, 1945, she married Lewis J. Baughman. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2015.
Ethel retired from Howe’s Leather in Mt. Jewett and Ridgway after 22 years of service.
She was a member of the former Emmanuel Boone Mountain Church in Sabula and was active with The Foundry Senior Center, Reynoldsville. Ethel enjoyed camping and was a member of the International Camping Club. She and her husband were fulltime RV’ers for 23 years having visited all the United States and all but 2 of the Canadian Provinces. They took 5 caravans to Alaska. They would celebrate the Canadian Thanksgiving, in Canada with their Canadian friends, who then would come to Mt. Jewett for the U.S. Thanksgiving. She was also a past member of the Mt. Jewett Volunteer Fireman’s Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by a son (Ronald Baughman of Emporium, PA), a daughter (Judy Griswold of Mt. Jewett, PA), and 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 1 great - great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her daughter (LuAnn Ackley), and was the last of her immediate generation having been preceded in death by her siblings; Margaret Muth, Wilda Weber, Sara Clouser, Leah Kalgren, Mae Muth, Elmer “Bud” Bish, Delbert Bish, John “Jack” Bish and Lewis Bish.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 11 AM – 1 PM at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1 PM from the funeral home with Reverend Ernest O’Dell, Jr. officiating.
A social gathering will follow the funeral service at the North Point Fire Company Social Hall, Sabula, PA.
Burial will follow in Boone Mountain Cemetery.
Memorials may be placed with a charity of the donor’s choice.