AMerican Veteran 11

Robert L. Hummel

February 25, 1940 ~ December 13, 2019 (age 79)


Robert L. Hummel, 79, P.O. Box 208, New Berlin, entered into rest at 9:43 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019, at Rolling Hills Manor, Millmont.

He was born February 25, 1940, in Lewisburg, a son of the late Lloyd and Alverda (Beaver) Hummel.  On December 27, 1958, in the Messiah Lutheran Church, New Berlin, he married the former Nancy I. Long, who survives.

Robert was a 1958 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

He served in the Army from September 1958 until his honorable discharge in August 1962.  Robert completed basic training in Fort Hood, Texas and served in Zirndorf, Germany.

Robert was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, New Berlin.

He worked at Rosedale Dairy, New Berlin, Pennsylvania House, Lewisburg for 45 years until he retired, and then at Bon Ton department store in Selinsgrove.

Robert was a coach for New Berlin Little League and softball teams, and was a Cub Scout Master of #3508, New Berlin.

He was a member of the New Berlin American Legion Post 957.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 61 years, are two sons, Scott R. Hummel of Danville, and Kevin S. Hummel of Owego, New York; one daughter and son-in-law, Camille I. and Charles Dando of Vestal, New York; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Laura Erdley of New Berlin, and Miriam and Gene Keister of New Berlin; one sister-in-law, Mary Catherine Hummel of New Berlin; and two grandchildren, Owen and Alexis Dando.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Oliver Hummel and John Hummel in infancy; and one sister, Helen Renninger.

Family and friends are welcome from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 18, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.  The funeral will be conducted at noon, Thursday, December 19, at the Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, 308 Market St., New Berlin, with Rev. D. Lowell Chilton, officiating.

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

Memorial gifts may be made to the Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 246, New Berlin, PA 17855.

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December 18, 2019

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Roupp Funeral Home
8594 Old Turnpike Road
Mifflinburg, PA 17844

Funeral Service
December 19, 2019

12:00 PM
Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church
308 Market St.
New Berlin, PA 17855


Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 246, New Berlin PA 17855

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