Robert E. Espenshade

Robert E. Espenshade, 93, of Summerdale passed away on July 6, 2014 at the Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.

Born in Harrisburg, he was the son to the late Artie C. and Bertha (Houser) Espenshade.

Robert was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WWII, and he was a retired pipefitter with the PA Railroad and Conrail.

Surviving is his wife of 68 years, Lilly M.; 3 daughters, Karen Stine and husband, Thomas, Cheryl DiFilippo, and husband Sam, Lynette Walk and husband, Jack; one son, John Espenshade and wife Deanna; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren.

He was an avid bowler, fisherman, and golfer. He was the Past Commander of the Enola American Legion Post #751, Commander of the 40 & 8 Club, and a member of the West Fairview United Methodist Church.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 1PM-2PM at the Sullivan Funeral Home, Enola.

Services will begin at 2PM.

Burial will be in Dauphin Cemetery.

The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Espenshade family.



Skip talked fondly of his Uncle Art & how the family visited him & Lily in Enola. Deepest sympathy to Lily and their daughters, son & family!

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