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Rose Marie (Olcheskie) Robel

October 3, 1930 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 89)

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Obituary

Rose Marie (Olcheskie) Robel, 89, of Annville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center.  She was born Friday, October 3, 1930 in Shamokin to the late Andrew and Helen (Shepley) Olcheskie.  She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Gilbert “Gil” Edward Robel on Friday, May 27, 2011.

 

Rose graduated from Coal Township High School in 1949 and married her high school sweetheart Gil.  She was a homemaker all her life and enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and taking care of her pet dog, Lexi.  She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church since its inception in 1963.  Over the years she was an extraordinary minister delivering communion to the homebound; a member of the choir; worker at the church festivals; and a member of Senior Spirit.

 

She is survived by her loving daughter Mary Ellen Robel of Alexandria, VA who lived with her for the last 4 years.  In addition to her loving husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Florence Graboski of NJ and Eleanor McGinn of Reading; and a brother, Albert Allen of DE.

 

Family and friends are invited for viewing on Wednesday, July 15th from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 300 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA 17078.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM with burial following in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.  Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. has been entrusted with the arrangements.   

 

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.finkenbinderfamily.com  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to her church. 

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
July 15, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
300 West Pine Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
July 15, 2020

10:30 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
300 West Pine Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078

Committal
Wednesday
July 15, 2020

12:30 PM
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
54 Indiantown Gap Road
Annville, Pennsylvania 17003

Period of Food and Fellowship
Wednesday
July 15, 2020

1:15 PM
Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
25 West Pine Street
Palmyra, PA 17078

Donations

Church of the Holy Spirit
300 W. Pine St., Palmyra PA 17078

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