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Carol L. Bash
November 13, 2021



Carol L. (Lowther) Bash, 80, of Commodore, PA went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 13, 2021 from her home, where her loving family was by her side.

The daughter of Sylvester “S. J.” and Helen (Wilson) Lowther, she was born on August 27, 1941 in Johnstown, PA.

Carol was raised in Armagh, PA and attended the United School District.

She married the love of her life, Lyle A. “Skip” Bash, on October 15, 1956 and they have shared over sixty-five years of marriage together.

Carol was the owner and administrator of Bash’s Personal Care Home for thirty-two years and before that cared for the elderly in her home. She also clerked for Pete Stewart Auctioneer.

She was a member of the Pine Flats Church of God, where she held the office of Treasurer. Carol served on the boards of the Mahoning Medical Center and Citizens Ambulance.

Carol is survived by her husband, Lyle A. “Skip” Bash of Commodore, PA; her four children: Jeff Bash and wife Deb of Commodore, PA; Scot Bash and wife JoAnn of Commodore, PA; Timothy Bash and wife Lill of Cherry Tree, PA and Penny Lutman and husband George of Commodore, PA. She was the loving Grammy of twelve grandchildren and great-Grammy of twenty-one great-grandchildren. Carol is also survived by her sister-in-law, Darlene Myers and companion Bob Kostryk of Dixonville, PA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings: Henry, Edgar, William, Robert, Boots, Mary, JoAnne, Peggy, Ethel Mae and Donald; her grandson: baby boy Bash and her great grandson: Logan Tyler Clawson.

Family and friends will be received from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA. On Friday, November 19, 2021 viewing will continue from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at the Pine Flats Church Of God Church located in Pine Flats with a physical address of 1681 Route 580, Clymer, PA 15728. Her son, Pastor Timothy Bash, will officiate. Interment will take place at the Cookport Methodist Cemetery in Cookport, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Flats Church of God c/o: 338 King Road, Cherry Tree, PA 15724.

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Rairigh Funeral Home
18944 Rte 286 Hwy East
Hillsdale, PA 15746