Cumberland Times-News


February 1, 2013


FROSTBURG — John Edward Cuthbertson, 69, passed away on Jan 30, 2013 at the Allegany County Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born April 2, 1943 at his grandparent’s house in Carlos, son to the late Melvin and Bernadine (Kenney) Cuthbertson. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, David Cuthbertson; and two sisters, Sally Skidmore and Melva Cuthbertson.  

Surviving him are his loving wife of 47 years, Janie (Knotts) Cuthbertson; daughter, Batina Kight and husband Ted, Cumberland; sons, Shawn and wife Meg, Annandale, Va., Jason and wife Erica, Hopewell Junction, N.Y.; grandchildren, Ian and Jacob Kight, Kayla, Reid and Dalton Cuthbertson and his many grand dogs; brother, William Cuthbertson and wife Virginia; brothers-in-law, Leroy Skidmore, Ken Knotts and wife Annabelle, Harold Knotts, Allen Knotts and wife Sally; and many numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends and Family will be received at Durst Funeral Home P.A. 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Michaels Church, Frostburg, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Father Ed Hendricks as celebrant.

Interment will be at the Maryland State Veteran’s Cemetery, Flintstone.

Military honors will be accorded by the Farrady Post 24 American Legion Honor Guard.

Memorial Contributions in John’s Honor may be made towards the St. Michael’s Church Plaza Project, 44 E Main St., Frostburg, or to the Allegany County Animal Shelter, 716 Furnace St., Cumberland, MD.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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