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Edward Carrico

October 5, 1940 April 3, 2013
Edward Carrico
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Obituary for Edward Carrico

Edward Allen Carrico, 72, of New Freeport (Springhill Twp.), Pa. died at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in UPMC-Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. following complications from heart surgery.He was born October 5, 1940 in Johnstown, Pa. a son of the late James Piper and Hazel Etna Bachman Carrico and had resided in the Alliance, Ohio and Mariana, Pa. areas prior to moving to Greene County in 1967.Mr. Carrico attended the Calvary Baptist Church at Lippencott and was a 1956 graduate of the former Bethlehem High School.He was a master woodworker and enjoyed making and selling woodcrafts of all shapes and sizes, also enjoyed playing guitar, bow hunting and traveling in his motorhome.Mr. Carrico was an avid baseball player in his younger years, and was invited to, but unable, to participate in the Pittsburgh Pirate farm system.He was a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a specialist fourth class.Mr. Carrico was formerly employed as a policeman and an employee of the American Steel Corp., both in Alliance, Ohio prior to being employed as an electrician at Vesta 5 mine, retiring in 1982. Following retirement he was employed the G.A.R.C. as a wood shop instructor from 1985 to 1995.On September 28, 1961 he married Norma Jean Yorty who died January 3, 1995 and on May 6, 1995 he married Judith Lynn Jacobs who survives.Also surviving are two sons, Edward J., husband of Karen Carrico of Springhill Twp. and David S., husband of Marivel Carrico of Silverdale, WA.; a daughter, Connie L., wife of Thomas Yoders of Springhill Twp.; six grandchildren, Edward J. Carrico, Jr., Rachel Marie and David Matthew Carrico, Elizabeth Carrico Skertich, Jeannie Yoders Burns and Tommy Yoders; a brother, Frank, husband of Cathy Carrico of Norwalk, Ohio; a sister, Betty Robinson of New London, Ohio.Deceased in addition to his parents are a son, Dennis Allen Carrico who died in infancy and a great granddaughter, Kristen Carrico; two brothers, James and Daniel Carrico; a sister, Lois Old.

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