5th Virginia
Company H
"Augusta Rifles"

Doug Ashbrook
8/9/1979 - 12/15/2012

ASHBROOK – Douglas K., 33, Somerset Pike, Boswell, died Dec. 15, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Aug. 9, 1979, in Johnstown, son of Arthur Douglas and Janet (Neri) Ashbrook, Boswell. Preceded in death by grandparents, Kelly and Helen Neri and Arthur and Katherine Ashbrook. In addition to his parents, he is survived by wife, former Monica Pettitt; sister, Helen Ashbrook; brother-in-law, Shawn Leskovich, Jennerstown; father and mother-in-law, Alan and Jennifer (Aust) Pettitt, Jenners; sister-in-law, Christina Pettitt, Manchester, Maine; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and beloved dogs, Buddy Lee and Jack. A 1997 graduate of North Star High School and SCTC, Somerset. A teacher’s aide in the carpentry department at SCTC. A member of the 5th VA Co. H Civil War Reenactors, Pennsylvania Trapper’s Association and Tangsoodo. A lifelong member of Jenner Community Sportsmen, where he was caretaker, past president and helped raise trout. He also was a hunter’s education instructor and trapper’s education instructor. An avid hunter, trapper and fisherman. Doug was a childhood cancer survivor.