Erik H. Coolbaugh

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Erik H. Coolbaugh, 29, formerly of Harding, passed away Thursday at his home after a lifetime struggle with drug addiction.

Erik was born in Kingston on Sept. 27, 1979, a loving son to Dennis and Carol Gorgone Coolbaugh.

Erik, although troubled, had a special spirit and was easily loved by all who knew him. He will be missed greatly by all his family and friends.

He attended Wyoming Area High School and received his GED in 1998.

Erik was a member of Harding Church of Christ.

He was a lover of nature and enjoyed summer days swimming and relaxing at Buttermilk Falls.

Besides his parents, he is survived by three children, Scarlet Coolbaugh, Harding; and Anastasia and Kenneth Coolbaugh, Hopbottom; paternal grandmother, Gertrude Coolbaugh; sisters, Jennifer Skursky, Harding; and Denise Coolbaugh, Philadelphia; one niece, Emily; and one nephew, William.

The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. The Rev. Dr. Robert Shaw will officiate. Friends may call Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mountain View Burial Park, Harding.

Memorial donations may be sent to D.A.R.E. Program at Wyoming Area School District, 100 Montgomery Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643, or Mountain View School, where his children are currently attending.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 24, 2009
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