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Robert Effland

Robert Effland

Saturday, November 7th, 1942 Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Robert Effland Jr.

Robert “Bob” Effland, Jr., 77, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Wednesday morning at his home. Born November 7, 1942 in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Robert Effland, Sr. and Ruth Perry Effland. Bob served honorably in the US Army. He retired from Chambersburg Hospital where he had been employed in the housekeeping department for 18 years. He had also worked in construction and landscaping and at one time had been employed at T.B. Woods Sons, Inc. He was a member of Cornerstone Church of Christ in Chambersburg. Bob will be remembered as a hard worker. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Guyer Effland, whom he married February 22, 1964; his daughters Sueanne Marie Simpson and Bobbi Perry (husband Thomas); grandchildren Brianna Simpson, Jacob, Jesse, and Justin Perry; and great-grandchildren Gillian Groff, Miles Perry, and twins that are on the way. He is also survived by his brothers, Ronnie Effland; and three sisters, Kay Effland, Dorrine Delauter, and Kathy Frain. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Dolores Brindle.

A graveside service with Military Honors provided by members of the VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard will be held at 9:30 AM Monday, August 31, 2020 at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. Pastor Jerry Timbrook will officiate. A memorial service will follow the interment at 10:30 AM at Cornerstone Church in Christ, 1350 Tallow Hill Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA.

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  • Service

    Monday, August 31st, 2020 | 10:30am
    Cornerstone Church of Christ
    1350 Tallow Hill Road
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
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    Monday, August 31st, 2020
    10:30am
    Officiant
    Pastor Jerry Timbrook
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    Address not given
    9:30 AM

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Mandi Stern

Thinking of you during this time, Becky and family, as well as keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. I have countless memories of Bob turning from whatever he was working on in the the garage to smile and wave as we passed on the road.
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