Carrol “Pete” R. Major, 82, of 632 Costello Road, Austin, PA died following a brief illness at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, PA on Saturday morning (May 2, 2020). He was born October 3, 1937 in Austin, PA a son of the late Harold and Deloris Sheppard Major.
Pete graduated from Austin High School. After high school he entered the US Army where he served for three years. He was he retired meat manager of the former Market Basket in Emporium. He then worked for Emporium Specialties in Austin for several years. He was a member of the Austin United Methodist Church and the Austin Ambulance Service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to car shows. Most of all he loved restoring old automobiles with his son Kevin.
He is survived by a son, Kevin Major (Ludy), Emporium; Companion, Shirley Houston, Austin; two sisters, Anna Mae Comino, Port Allegany and Bonnie Killcoin (Gerald), Port Allegany. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Lola and Vivian Major and two brothers, Donald and Stanley Major.
No visitation and services will be private.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Austin Ambulance or to the Austin Fire Company, 42 Main St., P.O. Box 328, Austin, PA 16720.
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