Darby A. Ishman, 38, of Yankee Bush Road, Warren, PA., died on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
Darby was born February 24, 1975 in Mt. Clemens, MI. He is the son of Richard A and Carol J. Vandenburg Ishman of Warren. Darby was a 1994 graduate of Warren Area High School, and served in the U.S. Navy. He was employed at the United Refining Company as a Inspection Project Coordinator and a member of the Fire Brigade.
Darby was very active with his children, especially his daughter’s softball. He enjoyed the outdoors, rock climbing and skiing. Darby was very mechanically inclined, and was known at home for his ability to fix just about anything. He will be deeply missed.
In addition to his parents, Darby is survived by his wife, Justine L. Lindell Ishman, whom he married on December 23, 1994; his daughter, Kaitlin Ishman, at home; a sister, Heather Cataldo, and her husband, Jerry, Somerset, KY; his grandmother, Florence Vandenburg; a brotherinlaw, Jared Lindell and his wife Karen; nieces and nephews, Tucker, Bryn, Logan, Chandler, Cassidy, and Delaney; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Darby was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey R. Ishman, on September 30, 2013, his grandfather whom he dearly loved, Rusty Vandenburg, and his fatherinlaw, Jeffrey Lindell.
Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home Inc., 1003 Penna. Ave. E, Warren, PA, on Monday, January 6, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. A funeral service will be held on January 7, at the Lander United Methodist Church, at 11:00 am, with Rev. J. Mark Hurst, officiating.
Burial will be in Foster Cemetery, Lander.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the Peterson-Blick funeral home for a memorial fund to be established.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com.