Robert Staller, WWII vet, Ephrata Twp. supervisor
Robert D. Staller, 85, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Lancashire Hall.
He was born in Ephrata to the late Roy and Minerva (Adams) Staller and was the husband of Peggy K. (Renninger) Staller with whom he shared 65 years of marriage.
Robert held memberships at the Ward Foundation, Salisbury, Md.; Havre de Grace; Decoy Museum; Lancaster County Wood Carvers and the Cloister Post #429 American Legion. A graduate of Ephrata High School, Robert served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the USS Hobson. After his time in the Navy, Robert was employed by R.U. Fassnacht Insurance Agency and later became an independent insurance agent. After his retirement, he was a supervisor and roadmaster for the Ephrata Township. Robert enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting and boating. He was well known in the area for his decoy carving and was a teacher of water fowl carvings.
In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by his daughter: Linda, wife of Tim Burkholder; two granddaughters: Dena, wife of Sam Lombardo; Heather, wife of Shawn Smith; and three great-grandchildren: Kyle, Ben and Hannah Smith.
A viewing was held on July 23 at the Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in the Mohler’s Brethren Cemetery.
Arrangements are being made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.
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