Robert L. Hershey
11/27/1945 - 10/21/2018
Robert L. Hershey, 72, of Gettysburg, entered into God’s eternal care on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. He was the husband of Yvonne M. (Rabenstine) Hershey for 33 years. Born November 27, 1945 in Hanover, he was the son of the late Walter and Pauline (Clapsaddle) Hershey. Bob was a professional photographer for 25 years and the owner of H & H Photo, he then was a self-employed insurance broker. He was a 1963 graduate of Littlestown High School and proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Bob was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Gettysburg, the Lions Club in Hanover and Gettysburg, where he was a former president of both, a life member of Littlestown VFW, and Littlestown Fish & Game Assoc. where he was a former officer. Bob enjoyed fishing and hunting. Surviving in addition to his wife are two children, Laura Fuhrman and husband Daniel of Bel Air, MD and Mark Hershey and wife Michelle of Spring Grove; two step-children, Lisa Enyeart and husband Charles of York, and Laura Bonzelet and husband Donald of Lebanon; eight grandchildren, Luke, Carleigh, Sara, Trista, Madison, Morgan, Seth and Shayla; two siblings, Jim Hoke of Hanover and Cathy Geesy of York. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave. McSherrystown, with Pastor Peg Grzelkowski officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, with military honors provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Relatives and friends will be received Thursday 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
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Posted at:10/23/2018 8:08 am