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Mark D. Arblaster

June 28, 1952 — July 16, 2015

Mark D. Arblaster,63, of Slippery Rock died at 6:26 p.m. Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Grove City Medical Center.

A son of the late Elmer C. and Anna Stanley Arblaster he was born in Grove City on June 28, 1952. He was a graduate of Slippery Rock High School.

Mark served with honor in the National Guard, retiring with the rank of Major. He was currently serving as an ombudsman for the E.S.G.R.

He was Director of Plant Operations at Grove City Medical Center. He began his career 42 years ago at the old Grove City Hospital and was instrumental in moving to the new medical center building.

The only thing he loved more than work was his family, his grandchildren gave him great pleasure and his sense of humor gave his family and friends many laughs. He could be found working in his yard with his John Deere tractor, polishing his Corvettes or watching NASCAR.

On June 8, 1974 he married the former Crystal Ritenour, she survives along with a son, Mark D. Arblaster II and his wife Sara of New Wilmington, a daughter Amy Jo Carter and her husband Chuck of Slippery Rock, 4 grandchildren Emily, Seth, Mason and Ryder. Also surviving are 3 brothers Larry, Steve and David Arblaster and a sister Star Vespaziani , a brother-in-law Gary Ritenour, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received in the Jamison Funeral Home, 117 N. Main St., Harrisville from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Sunday. On Monday the family will received friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Forestville United Methodist Church. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Peter Surgenor, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the A.L.S. Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O.Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007.

Online condolences, flowers and sympathy cards may be sent to his family by visiting www.JamisonFuneralHome.com

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, July 19, 2015

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Visitation

Sunday, July 19, 2015

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Visitation

Monday, July 20, 2015

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Forestville United Methodist Church

124 Boyers Rd, Foresville, PA 16035

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Memorial Service

Monday, July 20, 2015

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Forestville United Methodist Church

124 Boyers Rd, Foresville, PA 16035

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