2009-10-15 / Obituaries

Robert F. Black

Orbisonia, 75

Robert F. Black, 75, Orbisonia, died Sunday, October 11, 2009, at Milton Hershey Medical Center.

Born September 18, 1934, in Clay Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late James Wilday and Mary C. (Everhart) Black.

He is survived by a longtime friend, Ruth House of Rockhill Furnace; the following siblings: Helen Roberts, Three Springs; James Edgar Black, Chambersburg; Evelyn LaFern Black, Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia; and Doris Jean Arnold, Three Springs.

He was a member of Mc- Kendree United Methodist Church, Three Springs. He was also a member of Waterfall Lodge #773, IOOF, Waterfall; Cromwell Lodge #572, Orbisonia; Harrisburg Consistory; and Jaffa Shrine, Altoona.

He retired in 1985 from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 15, at Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia. Rev. Dale Edgin and Rev. Ed Seely will officiate. Interment will be made at Cherry Grove Cemetery, Three Springs.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Waterfall Lodge 773 IOOF will conduct a memorial service at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Cromwell Lodge 572 following at 8 p.m.

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