John I. Deffibaugh Jr.

DEFFIBAUGH – Dr. John I. Jr., 80, Osterburg, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at home. Born March 14, 1935, in Osterburg, son of Dr. J. Irvin Sr. and Ruth A. (Waltman) Deffibaugh. On Nov. 21, 1962, he married Ethel M. (Bollman) Deffibaugh. Preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his wife, Ethel; sons, Dr. John I. Deffibaugh III, and wife, Julie (McMillen), Osterburg; and Alan T. Deffibaugh, and wife, Kristin M. (Banasick) esq., Bedford; and grandchildren, Josh; Jase, married to Melissa; Jake; Milan; and Marek. Dr. John graduated from Bedford High School in 1951 at the age of 16. He graduated from Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, Iowa, in 1955. He also attended Elizabethtown University. John was a lifetime member of Moose 480 and a member of Legion 113 and Fort Bedford VFW 7527. He served Bedford County as a chiropractor for more than 50 years. He was known for his helping hands and his quick-witted humor. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Friends and family will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until the hour of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. Donna Wolfinger, officiating. Interment, Osterburg Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements by J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.,454#
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