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Nathan H. Mooney, 69, of Carlisle, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in the West Shore Hospital, Mechanicsburg.  He was born on July 14, 1947 in Shippensburg, and was raised by the late Catherine and Robert Hull.

Nathan graduated in 1965 from the former Scotland School for Veteran’s Children and served for four years in the US Army Reserve.  He was formerly employed by Valk Manufacturing, Keen Transport and retired after 15 years of service with Carlisle Mechanical and Welding Services.  He was a member of McClures Gap Church of God, Newville.  Nathan was an avid outdoorsman, participated in the rodeo circuit as a calf roper for 18 years and was a member of the Cutting Horse Association.  Later in life, Nathan raised, competed and judged Border Collie trials.  He was a member and past president of the US Border Collie Association.

He is survived by his devoted wife of more than 49 years, Esther F. (Drawbaugh) Mooney, two loving daughters; Traci L. and her husband, Tom Mohn of Newville and Michele L. and her husband, Troy Getz of Carlisle, two beloved granddaughters; Hannah and Olivia Getz, one brother, Lloyd Mooney of Chambersburg and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents; Lester and Elsie (Shoemaker) Mooney, two brothers; Lester and Richard Mooney and three sisters; Betty Kroh, Carolyn Tudor and Martha Mooney.

A viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 followed by funeral services at 12:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Bradley Culwell officiating.  Burial will be in Upper Frankford Brick Church Cemetery, Newville.  A time of fellowship will be held at the Bloserville Fire Co. following the graveside service.  Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.  www.Since1853.com.

 


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Dear Esther and girls, Tom and I are devasted by your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Thinks of you. Tom and Bea
 
Bea Conn
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Esther and family our deepest and sincere sympathy on your loss. I know Nathan will surely be missed by all who were lucky enough to have known him"
 
Ernie and Danny Miller
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I am very sorry for your loss , Nathan will be missed
 
Randy Singleton
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Esther, we are sorry to hear about Nathan. May God bless and comfort you and the family. You are in our prayers. God bless

Ken and Carol Mansfield
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We are very sorry to hear of Nathan's passing. We were acquainted with Nathan through his border collie work at the celtic festivals. A good and honorable man.
 
Scott and Dee Dombach
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Dear Mooney Family, I was so very sorry to hear of your great loss. May God grant you a peace that passes all understanding. I will be holding each of you up in prayer during this extremely difficult time. Sincerely.
 
Jane Jardine
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I remember Nathan from KTI. Nice person. Sympathy to the family.
 
Doris Smith Stewart
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Ester and family, I am so sorry to hear of Nathan's death. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
 
Barbara Adams
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I am so saddened to hear about Nathan, he was a great classmate and friend. He will be missed.
 
Gary Pogue 65'
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Our thoughts are with you Esther, and the rest of your family. My God help you at this time.
 
Joel and Vikki Burgard
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I remember so well the wonderful sheep dog trails at the Mooney property and Nathan's talented handling of those dogs we love so much. It was a pleasure to share in Esther's and Nathan's hospitality. A heartful of sympathy for Esther, the children and grandchildren that he loved so much.
 
Anne Davis, Virginia
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Nathan was a great friend and I will miss his friendship and past travels.

John Bauserman
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i met nathan at carlisle mech. welding we would go there when we had projects and needed metal he was always very helpful and he always made your day he was a card he will be deeply missed i will keep you all in my prayers until we meet again rip my friend.

scott manuel and family
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God bless you and your family I have fond memories of working with Nathan at the welding shop and cleaning the horse stalls.

Matt White
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My condolences to Nathan's family. He was a wonderful classmate and will be missed by all his Scotland brothers and sisters.

Sally Sheaffer, SSVC '65
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May time heal your pain and sorrow in this difficult time. God Bless.

Tory Rockwell & Family
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I remember so well the wonderful sheep dog trails at the Mooney property and Nathan's talented handling of those dogs we love so much. It was a pleasure to share in Esther's and Nathan's hospitality. A heartful of sympathy for Esther, the children and grandchildren that he loved so much.

Anne Davis, Virginia
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Nathan was important to the Border Collie world and the sport of sheepdog trialing. Funny, easy going and a man of trust. My sincere condolences on your loss.
 
Donald McCaig
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I was so sad to hear of Nathan's passing. Over the years we have shared many stories about hunting trips, fishing trips and dog trials. No matter how busy he was, Nathan would always find the time to help you out. He will be missed by so many. Our thoughts are with the entire family.
 
Pete and Becky Thumma
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 We are very sorry to hear of Nathan's passing. We were acquainted with Nathan through his border collie work at the celtic festivals. A good and honorable man.
 
Scott and Dee Dombach
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