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Music by the O'Neill Brothers


David Eugene Sausman

June 11, 1948 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 69)

David Eugene Sausman, 69, of Addison, PA, died Saturday, March 31, 2018, at his home.

He was born June 11, 1948, in Meyersdale, PA, he was the son of Ruth (Holliday) Sausman, Markleysburg, PA and the late Edgar Sausman.

Dave was a construction worker and foreman on the pipeline until his retirement. He also worked at Flushing Shirt Factory and in the woods cutting timber. Dave was a graduate of Turkeyfoot High School, class of 1966 and a former beagler of the Somerset Beagle Club, and also enjoyed hunting, fishing and cutting fire wood. He was a member of Addison United Methodist Church, Addison and of the Local 1058, Laborer’s Union.

His main purpose in life was spending time with his grandson, Dallas and watching him grow into a young man. Dave enjoyed life to its fullness beginning with his friends.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Arlene (Gatterman) Sausman; one daughter, Melissa (Dana) Humberson, Friendsville, MD; his beloved grandson, Dallas Humberson, Addison; one sister, Shirley (Ray) Gatterman, Addison; sister-in-law, Doris (Barry) Beal, Grantsville, MD; one brother-in-law, Ben Harbaugh, Confluence, PA; and nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Tim Rogers officiating. Interment will be in the Addison Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen VA 23058

American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 15829, Arlington VA 22215
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