Albert Ashton

Obituary of Albert Ashton

Cpl. Albert Ashton, age 91 of Jackson Township, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Jackson Township on April 29, 1931 and was the son of the late Irving and Mary Cumberland Ashton. Albert graduated from Lehman High School, Class of 1949. He served in the US Army from 1952 to 1954, serving in the 2nd Battalion 14th Armed Calvary Regiment while being stationed in Fulda, Germany. Albert was a self-employed contractor for over 60 years. He was a member of Roaring Brook Baptist Church and the NRA. Albert was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping. Albert harvested 52 bucks in his lifetime alongside his wife. His hobbies included farming and he had a passion for his garden. Albert and his wife, Charlotte, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on May 10, 2022. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Gladys Lowerts, Jessie Woessner, and Audrey Nelson; and brothers, Irving and William Ashton. Albert is survived by his wife, the former Charlotte Culp; daughters, Sandy Pelleschi and husband Mike, Donna DeCesaris and husband Angelo, and Jane Ashton and husband David Puchalsky; son, Albert Ashton and wife Lori; grandchildren, Angelo, Theresa, Melissa, Megan, Michael, Katee, Aleah, and Seanna; great-grandchildren, Conner, Isabella, Vincenzo, Gianna, Gavin, Sofia, Lucia, and Mallory. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11:30 AM from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Pastor Dan Brubaker of the Roaring Brook Baptist Church, officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Huntsville Cemetery, Jackson Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Roaring Brook Baptist Church, 332 Prichards Rd, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at the Mercy Center in Dallas, Highland Manor in Exeter and Hospice Compassionate Care for their excellent care given to Albert. Online condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com
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Thursday
15
September

Final Resting Place

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Huntsville Cemetery
 
Jackson Twp., Pennsylvania, United States
Thursday
15
September

Visitation at Funeral Home

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Thursday
15
September

Funeral Service

11:30 am
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
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