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Robert Dilling

Robert H. Dilling

Sunday, August 22nd, 1920 - Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Robert H. Dilling, 99, of Chambersburg, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Village at Luther Ridge. Born August 22, 1920 in Woodbury, PA, he was a son of the late Lloyd H. and Leah Jane Hollinger Dilling. His beloved wife, Elva Brechbill Dilling, preceded him in death on December 22, 2011.

Bob was a graduate of the former Woodbury High School in Bedford County. A US Army Air Corps veteran, he served honorably in the Rhineland, Naples-Foggia, Northern France, Rome-Arno, Sicily, Southern France, and Tunisia Air Combat Campaigns. During his service he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was employed as an Agricultural Field representative for H.J. Heinz Company for 33 years until his retirement. Bob was an active member of St. John’s United Church of Christ where he volunteered his time maintaining the church facilities. He enjoyed fixing things around his home and the church and gardening.

He is survived by three children, Linda Zeger and husband Marvin of Chambersburg, Kenneth Dilling and wife Deborah of Chambersburg and Barbara Gooch and husband John of Madison, AL; seven grandchildren, Kirk, Kristen, Rebecca, Laura, Andrew, Andrea and Megan; seven great grandchildren; and two step-great grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, Bob was preceded in death by three siblings, Ira and David Dilling and Anna Helsel.

At the convenience of the family, a memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way E. Chambersburg, PA 17202 or to SpiriTrust Lutheran home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.
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Sue and Joel Ott

Posted at 07:42pm
Bob Dilling will be missed on campus throughout Luther Ridge. A favorite memory was playing shuffleboard when the weather permitted and Bob would always bring chairs from his cottage to use as extra seating. He especially enjoyed watching the birds from his window at the Inn. Bob always had a quick smile when I brought around the hydration cart and lemonade was his beverage of choice.. Over the 3+ years that we have lived here we felt privileged and blessed to have gotten to know this sweet man. May he Rest In Peace. Our deepest condolences to Bob’s family.
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