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Robert C. Emery

March 30, 1932 — November 11, 2023



Robert C. Emery, 91, of 1350 Forest Hill Rd., Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 3:07 p.m., Saturday, November 11, 2023, at home.

He was born March 30, 1932, in Millmont, a son of the late Rollin Charles and Helen Edna (Grove) Emery.  On February 23, 1952, in Winfield, he married the former Virginia May Schreck, who preceded him in death in 1990.

Robert attended Mifflinburg Area High School.

He served in the Air force from June 1951 until his honorable discharge May 9, 1955.

Robert was employed at American Home Foods, Milton, for over 40 years.

He was a member of the Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410.

Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, bird watching, gardening, and especially spending time with his family.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Patty Emery of Mifflinburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and William Reed of Mifflinburg; five grandchildren, William Reed of Mifflinburg, Wendy and her husband Wayne Doebler of Mifflinburg, Stacey and her husband Michael Campbell of Mechanicsburg, Krista Emery and her husband Leonardo Olvera of Toronto, and Ryan and his wife Amy Emery of South Berwick, Maine; 11 great grandchildren; and one sister, Fae Hanselman of Mifflinburg.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Forrest, Warren, Richard, and Neil Emery; and two sisters, Josephine Haggy, and Kathryn Weller.

Family and friends are welcome to a time of visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, November 17, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, where the memorial service will be conducted at 11, with Rev. John Yost, officiating.

Burial will be in the Mifflinburg Cemetery with military honors accorded by the American Legion Post 410 and VFW Post 1964, both of Mifflinburg.

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