Robert M. Sherdel
02/05/1951 - 09/15/2020

Robert M. Sherdel, 69, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at UPMC Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Brenda M. (James) Sherdel, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born February 5, 1951 in Hanover, he was the son of Amy M. (Moore) Sherdel of McSherrystown, and the late William J. Sherdel. Bob was retired from PPG Industries in Mount Holly Springs after 44 years of service. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. Bob was a 1969 graduate of Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hanover, AMVETS Post 22, VFW in Hanover, CWV in Bonneauville, American Legion, McSherrystown Home Association, Hanover Elks, and Hanover Eagles. He enjoyed hunting, going to auctions, having yard sales, and spending time with his family and friends. Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are three children, Christopher M. Sherdel and wife Courtney of Hanover, Jamie A. Sherdel and companion Arlene Foltz of East Berlin, and Eric T. Sherdel of Oregon; three step-grandchildren, Molly, Lindsay, and Bryce; five siblings, Patricia Sherdel of New Mexico, Rev. Lawrence Sherdel of Millersville, John Sherdel and wife Mary of New Oxford, Judith Eltz and husband Tom of Hanover, and Teresa Sherdel of Hanover; a brother-in-law, Raymond “Lefty” Murren of McSherrystown; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Elaine Murren. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown, with Rev. Lawrence W. Sherdel as celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Friends and relatives will be received at the funeral home on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Contributions in memory of Robert may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or York County SPCA, 3159 N Susquehanna Trail, York, PA 17406.

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Posted at:09/16/2020 4:04 pm
Gilberto and Mary
Brenda, Chris, Jamie and Eric, Our hearts and prayers are with you's. With Love and Prayers! Gilberto and Mary

Posted at:09/16/2020 5:05 pm
Cherry &Terry Clouser

Posted at:09/16/2020 6:06 pm
Glenn & Nancy Phillips
Chris, Courtney and family, Please accept our sympathy at the passing of your father. May the Holy Spirit comfort you at this time of loss. We pray that loving memories and the love and support of your family and friends will help to ease your grief. With sympathy, Glenn & Nancy Phillips

Posted at:09/16/2020 6:06 pm
Pati and Brian
John, so sorry to hear about your brother. No words can express our sympathy.Please know you are in our thoughts and our prayers.

Posted at:09/16/2020 6:06 pm
Pati and Brian
John, so sorry to hear about your brother. No words can express our sympathy.Please know you are in our thoughts and our prayers.

Posted at:09/16/2020 10:10 pm
Michele Murphy
I am so sorry about your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Posted at:09/16/2020 10:10 pm
Don and valerie
Brenda and family, we are so sad to hear of Bobs passing! He was a great guy ! We had wonderful times camping and will miss him at the auctions, hugs to you all

Posted at:09/17/2020 6:06 am
Joan Fiscel
Judy and family; I am so sorry for your loss. Knowing you, Judy, he must have been a wonderful man. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Posted at:09/17/2020 10:10 am
Patricia Warner and Eric Legore
Brenda and family: we are so sorry of the passing of Bob. We are praying for comfort in this trying time. We will not be attending, we are out of town. Big ( hugs)! If you need anything reach out to us.

Posted at:09/17/2020 1:01 pm
Tim and Lisa Myers
We are so sorry to hear about Bob. I know your heart is aching and you feel alone, but remember you have a good support system.. friends and family.. who love you very much!! We are praying for all of you at this difficult time. May God give you strength and courage to go on.. always keep your faith and never give up hope. Sincerely, Tim and Lisa Myers 🙏❤️

Posted at:09/17/2020 7:07 pm
Sherri Diehl
Brenda, Chris, Jamie, Eric and extended family our thoughts and preyers are with you.

Posted at:09/17/2020 8:08 pm
Pam Poist
Brenda and family, was so very shocked to see Bob's obituary in the paper. Please know we are holding you and yours in prayer. May you find some comfort in the days ahead. God Bless you! Pam and Jim Poist

Posted at:09/17/2020 11:11 pm
Tammy Hoover
Brenda I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to you and your family.

Posted at:09/18/2020 2:02 pm
Cubby and Denny Conrad
Brenda, Chris, Jamie, and Eric, Our deepest condolences go out to all of you. Bob was one of the nicest, funniest, caring people we could ever know. He touched a lot of lives and will be greatly missed by all. May God give you comfort, strength and peace as you navigate through this difficult chapter of your lives. Surely, Bob is smiling down on all of us from Paradise. While we won't be at the service, please know that we love you all and are here if you need us. RIP, Bob.

Posted at:09/18/2020 6:06 pm
Toni Miller
Brenda and Family, So sorry for your loss. In my prayers... Aunt Toni

Posted at:09/18/2020 7:07 pm
james and Sharon
We are saddened to hear the news. May the Lord comfort Aunt Amy and the entire family.

Posted at:09/18/2020 9:09 pm
Kara Starner
Brenda & Family~ I was so sorry to hear about Bob and wanted to express my condolences... I will always remember camping, times at the Eagles, and being his washer board partner at my parent's picnic. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and sending hugs! Love, ~Kara

Posted at:09/19/2020 5:05 pm
Jody Buterbaugh
Father Sherdel and family, we are deeply saddened to hear the loss of your brother. May he rest in peace and pray that God will give you strength during this difficult time. With Sympathy, Jody Buterbaugh and family

Posted at:09/21/2020 2:02 pm
Bev Davis
So sorry to hear about Bob. You guys were always so nice to me when you came into the legion or if I seen you at one of the other clubs. I am sure he will be missed. God bless and thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

Posted at:09/21/2020 3:03 pm
John and Nancy Straw
It is with the deepest sympathy we learned of Fr. Sherdel's brother, Robert, and want to extend our heartfelt sympathy to Robert's family. May God give you comfort at this time and may he rest in the arms of Jesus. Sincerely, John and Nancy Straw Parishioners of St. Philip's Church

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