Robert G. Feyler, 75, Army paratrooper, carpenter, enjoyed spending time at Amvets

By on July 5, 2017

Robert G. Feyler, 75, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

He was born in Boston to the late Wilbur J. and Margaret (Rioden) Feyler, and was the husband of Kathleen A. (Winters) Feyler with whom he celebrated 50 years of marriage on Sept.10, 2016.

Robert was a carpenter. He proudly served as a paratrooper in the United States Army. Robert was a member of Ephrata Amvets Post No. 136, where he enjoyed spending his time. His grandchildren were the love of his life.

In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by two daughters: Margaret, wife of Jay Meyers, of Kittery, Maine; Jean-Marie Chernesky of Frackville; three grandchildren: Katherine and Dominic Meyers, Robert Joseph Chernesky; two brothers: Michael Feyler of Dedham, Mass.; and Richard Feyler of Stoughton, Mass.; a sister: Pauline Young of Massachusetts; a brother-in-law: George Winter; and a sister-in-law: Therese Feyler.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six siblings: Wilbur J., Charles E., Douglas A., Carol A., Brenda M., and Isabelle.

Services were held July 1 at Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata. He was buried in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society-Lancaster County Unit, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17603; or Amvets Post No. 136, 614 S. State St., Ephrata, PA, 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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