Dervin R. "Dern" Sharbaugh

September 26, 1931 ~ March 19, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Mr. Dervin R. “Dern” Sharbaugh, 90, of Salisbury Township, Pa., formerly of Franklin Township, passed into eternal rest on Saturday, March 19th at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Eileen C. (Kusko) Sharbaugh. Born in Lehighton, Pa. on Saturday, September 26, 1931, he was a son of the late William & Arlene (Sthare) Sharbaugh. Dern received his BS degree from East Stroudsburg State University and was employed by the Lehighton Area School District as an elementary school teacher at the Franklin Township Elementary School. He served our country with the US Navy with 8 years of submarine duty serving aboard the USS Burfish, USS Sailfish, USS Triton, & the USS Pollock. He was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of Lehighton, The Lehighton American Legion Post 314 and its Korean Last Man’s Club, The Lehighton AMVETS and The Lehighton Area United Veterans Organization. Surviving in addition to his wife are 2 sons, John R. Sharbaugh, Jay R. Sharbaugh & his wife Cherie of Manville, NJ, 3 grandchildren, Emily, John, & Shawn, nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by 2 sisters, Marjorie Lobien, Dorothy Koch, & a brother Melvin “Skip” Sharbaugh. A visitation will be held on Monday, March 28th from 10-11 a.m. at the Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton. Services and Interment will be private for the family. Memorial Contributions in his name can be given to the Lehighton Area UVO, 314 Veterans Ave., Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at



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