LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - J. Paul Carswell Sr., age 62, of Libertytown, MD and formerly of Augusta, died Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD, following a brief battle with esophageal cancer. Born February 23, 1953 in Augusta, he was the son of the late Augustin Sturgis and Julia Celeste Bignon Carswell. Mr. Carswell was a graduate of the University of Georgia. He was a devout Catholic. Surviving are his children, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Bign, Amelia, Mary Elaine, Sam and Lana Kate; grandchildren, Jaxon, Bentley and Ella; and siblings, Ashton, Celeste and Scott. He was predeceased by a brother, Happy. A requiem mass will be held on Monday, October 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Hartzler Funeral Home, 11802 Liberty Road, Libertytown. Father Gabriel Tetherow will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Libertytown. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, October 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hartzlerfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 18, 2015