Arthur B. Shugarts, age 93, of Hartville, Ohio, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday January 5, 2021. He passed away peacefully at the Shepherd's Gate Assisted Living, his home for the past 4 years.
He was born on November 19, 1927, in Brookville, PA; the son of the late Wilbur and Genevieve Swineford Shugarts. He graduated in 1944 from the Brookville High School and was drafted into the U.S. Navy. In 1960 he settled in Niles, Ohio and went to work for Daniel Motor Freight and later Wean United in Austintown, Ohio retiring in 1989. He was a resident of Niles until 2016. Also in 1960 he married his wife Betty Reasinger who preceded him in death in 2013.
He is survived by 2 daughters: Mary (Alan) Bernazzoli of Blairsville, PA; and Artha (Bob) Jamison of Hartville, Ohio; a brother Richard (Evelyn) Shugarts of Brookville; 5 grandchildren: Tosha, Nicholas, Zachary, Jessica and Victoria; 4 great grandchildren: Emma, Ellie, Natasha, and Isaac. In addition to his parents and his wife he is also preceded in death by a daughter Carol Niznik; 2 brothers William and Gary Shugarts and a sister Mary Case.
There will be no public visitation. Due to the current Covid Pandemic a Funeral Service will be live streamed on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5 PM with Pastor Dave Nagele officiating. You may access the live stream by going to the funeral home website csfhinc.com
, click on Art's obit and scroll to the end of the obituary information. From there you will see how to activate the live stream. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery in DuBois. The Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may also be left at csfhinc.com