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Donald George Carnahan
  • August 27, 1922
  • -
  • January 28, 2017

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Born August 27, 1922 in Sharpesburg, PA. He was the son of Celesta and James Carnahan. He was also the brother of Celesta Smith and James Robert Carnahan.

His wife of 69 years, Imogene Carnahan lived in the Westminster Towers Health Center until she died January 26, 2016.

He is survived by his daughter Deborah Wood (John), his sons Donald J, Douglas, David (Laura), grandson Nicholas and granddaughters Kelly, Delaney and Sarah.

After Japan declared war in 1941 he joined the Army Air Corps in 1942, serving 3 ½ years. Upon Discharge he attended 9 years of evening school, graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors degree. In 1948 he joined the Ford Motor Co where he was employed for 38 years.


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  1. 04 Jan 2018
    Tracy delaney from your family In portlaoise ireland lit a candle:
    Lit since January 4, 2018 at 1:18:55 PM

  2. 27 Aug 2017
    Kelley Delaney says:
    Our deepest sympathy to the family no-one informed us of his passing I hve very fond memories of your mother & father visitin over the years also Debbie & David when u both visited many years ago with daddy's uncles paddy & Joe luved n missed your Irish cousin
    Kelley Delaney xx

  3. 20 Mar 2017
    Ruthie Low says:
    To the Carnahan family,I Ruthie Low had such a beautiful pleasure of caring for your dad and mom. My heart was broken when I found out. I was out of work because of an car accident. Had to go through neuro-therapy. I thank the Carnahan for trusting me to love and care for the most loving example what marriage is all about. I will miss you PAPA DON ado affections called him. My deepest condolences to the families. I will forever miss my papa
    Respectfully Submitted
    Ruthie Low

  4. 04 Feb 2017
    Dennis & Donna Peck says:
    We are so sorry to hear of Don's passing and so thankful our paths crossed. We were blessed with his friendship and will always remember his kind and caring words and sweet smile. Don and Imogene you will always be a special part of our lives.

  5. 03 Feb 2017
    Don Carnahan (son) says:
    All four of us Carnahan kids were greatly blessed and privileged to have such amazing parents, who always put us children ahead of themselves. Dad and Mom's generosity was overwhelming and lasted right up until the time they passed from this life into heaven. They will not be forgotten.

  6. 02 Feb 2017
    Marsha Southcott says:
    You will be missed Pop. You were a terrific father, husband and friend. Rest easy. ❤️❤️❤️❤️We will take care of your girl.

  7. 02 Feb 2017
    Sally Davidson lit a candle:
    Lit since February 2, 2017 at 2:21:28 PM

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