Eugene Wesley Fobes

Born: Wed., Jul. 8, 1925
Died: Wed., Mar. 20, 2019


3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 24, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Mar. 25, 2019
Location: Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 25, 2019
Location: Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home

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Eugene Wesley Fobes, 93, of Sharpsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 20th, 2019 at his home in Sharpsville, PA.  
Eugene was born on July 8th, 1925 to Clyde William and Edna (Burdette) Fobes in Sharon, PA. He served in the US Army during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. Later he re-enlisted in the Army Air Corps. Eugene worked as a union carpenter for over 40 years. He also owned and operated his safe and lock business. One day after his discharge from the military he married his wife Alma Maxine (Houck) Fobes, who survives at home.
He was a member of South Pymatuning Community Church where he served in their video tape ministry.  Eugene was also a member of Masonic Lodge # 517 in Sharpsville, Scout Master in Maryland, member of the carpenters union in Sharon, and the Christian Business Men’s organization.
Eugene is survived by his loving wife Alma Fobes, daughters, Sandra A. (Thomas) Stotler of Berkley Springs, WV, Ethel G. (Delmont) Zahniser of Hermitage, PA, sons, Clyde W. (Kathy) Fobes of Eagle Bridge, NY, and Ernie F. (Leisa) Fobes of West Middlesex, PA. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and nephew, Gary Fobes.
He was preceded in death by father, Clyde William Fobes, mother, Edna Fobes, son, Charles Raymond Fobes, and brother, Ernest E. Fobes.
Friends may call Sunday March 24th 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm & Monday, March 25th, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am SHERMAN Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA.
Funeral services will be held on Monday March 25th, 2019 at 11:00 am in the SHERMAN Funeral Home, Hermitage, PA, with Pastor David Searle, officiating.
Burial will take place in Americas Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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Dawn Houck Reicherter
   Posted Fri March 22, 2019
Rest in eternal peace, Uncle Gene. Prayers to the Fobes family.

Auntie Em
   Posted Fri March 22, 2019
Sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Glenn and Joan Allman
   Posted Sat March 23, 2019
We are keeping you all in prayer. We love you, Glenn and Joan Allman

John and Binnue Anderson
   Posted Sat March 23, 2019
So. sorry for your loss. Keeping you in prayer for Gid's comfort and strength.

Richard Lapcevich
   Posted Mon March 25, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Gary Swanson
   Posted Mon March 25, 2019
Ernie and family, I am very sorry to learn of your father's passing. May you find strength and comfort through family, friends, and fond memories during this difficult time. - In deepest sympathy - Gary, Maureen, Ben and Mariah Swanson

L Gray
   Posted Thu April 11, 2019
My condolences to the family at this very difficult time. May you find comfort in God’s word the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4.11

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