John G. Pharo John G. Pharo, 71, of Shippensburg, died Sunday, October 27, 2013, at home. He was born May 5, 1942, in Quincy, Franklin County. John was a son of the late John G. and Louise V. Haugh Pharo. He was the owner and operator of the former Pharo's Truck Stop in Shippensburg. Many years ago, John was a self-employed over the road truck driver and then went on to work for Consolidated Freight. In the early 90s, he owned a Busch Grand National Car that was on the circuit. John was a member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223, Shippensburg, and the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club. He was a United States Navy Veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Pharo. John is survived by one son, John G. Pharo II of Shippensburg; one daughter, Tammy M. Sprecher and her husband Steven of Newburg; two stepsons, Dennis and Rick Martin, both of N. C.; one granddaughter, Alyse N. Gutshall of Newburg; two step grandsons, Shawn Martin of Calif., and Chad Martin of N.C.; one sister, Henrietta M. Pharo of Chambersburg; and two nephews, George Pharo of Shippensburg, and Joe Pharo of Pleasant Hall. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg, at 10:30 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Mary Jane King. Military services will be conducted by the Shippensburg American Legion and VFW Posts. A visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private. Online condolences may be expressed at fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com
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