- March 11, 1926 - November 28, 2016
- Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
of Robert's Passing
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Robert was born on March 11, 1926 and passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016.
Robert was a resident of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania at the time of his passing.
A 1945 graduate of Waynesboro High School.
Robert enlisted in the US Army Air Force in 1944 and served as a tail gunner and later as an engineer on B-24 and B-26 bombers. He served in the European Theater of Operation during World War II and participated in the liberation of Linz, Austria. Having attained the rank of corporal, he was discharged in 1946.
He was married to Mary Jane "Nan" Middleton.
Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, December 2, 2016, in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 112 E. Second Street, Waynesboro, with Rev. Linda Watkins officiating. A Masonic Funeral will be held by the members of Acacia Lodge #586 just prior to the religious service at 11 A.M., Friday, in the church. Burial will be held at 1:30 P.M., Friday, in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, where military honors will be conducted by the honor guard of Charles Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post #1599, Chambersburg and the public is welcome to attend.
The family will receive friends following the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 112 E. Second Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268.