Russell E. McVaugh Sr., 89 of Robeson Twp., Pennsylvania passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, In the comfort of his home. Born in Seyfert, PA, he was the son of the late Walter W. McVaugh and the late Lillian R. (Ludwig) McVaugh. He was the widower of Mary E. (Davis) McVaugh.
Russell worked as a miner for 30 yrs. retiring in 1985 for Bethlehem Steel. He was a member of Robeson Lutheran Church; Gibraltar, Morgantown, and Brecknock Fire Cos., and Green Hills Sportsmen’s Club. In his free time he enjoyed completing word searches.
Surviving Russell are, daughter: Barbara A., wife of Richard Kurtz of Elverson, PA, brother: Melvin H. McVaugh; 2 sisters: Sandra Horning of Bowmansville, PA and Linda Nosal of Ephrata, PA; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a son: Russell E. McVaugh, Jr., 2 brothers: Walter Jr. and Nelson McVaugh; 2 sisters: Nancy Givens and Patricia Klopp; and a grandson John.
There will be a graveside service held on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 10:30AM at Robeson Cemetery, 3520 Plow Rd. Mohnton, PA 19540.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Robeson Lutheran Church, 3520 Plow Road, Mohnton, PA 19540.