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Nathan Thompson "Tom" Washburn, III

February 23, 2018

Nathan Thompson “Tom” Washburn, III, of New Oxford, passed away at the Brethren Home Community on Friday, February 23, 2018. Tom was 88 years of age. Born in Indianapolis Indiana, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Thompson Washburn Jr. An Eagle Scout as a youth, he graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Industrial Marketing. Tom has always said that he has had a grand life, due to God and his wife of 67 years, Barbara Turner Washburn.

He is also survived by their children, Jane W. Bupp, Thompson T. Washburn and his wife Melanie Bitner Washburn, Stephen C. Washburn and his wife Cynthia Staub Washburn, Eight grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren.

He moved to New Oxford in 1952 and was active for more than fifty years with Aero Energy, banking, Hospital Board, scouting, civic duties, volunteering, fraternal organizations, and sailing.

A private, family burial service will be conducted by Tom’s Pastor and friend, the Rev. Douglas C. Smith, former Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Hanover. The burial will be at the New Oxford Cemetery at the convenience of the Family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, 890 McCosh St., Hanover, PA. 17331. The Feiser Funeral Home, Inc., 302 Lincolnway West, New Oxford, is in charge of the arrangements. Memories may be shared at

Donations may be made to:

All Saints Episcopal Church
890 McCosh St., Hanover PA 17331

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