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Robert Divel, Sr.

d. April 30, 2012

Robert Divel, Sr.

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Hancock, Maryland
Robert Lee Divel, Sr., age 72, of Hancock, died Monday, April 30, 2012 at the Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.

Born April 4, 1940, in Buck Valley, Pa., he was the son of the late Marshall, Sr. and Helen Divel.

He was a 1958 graduate of Southern Fulton High School, in Warfordsburg, Pa.

He was retired, as a truck driver, from USA Cartage, in Williamsport, Md.

He was a member of Catalpa United Methodist Church, in Hancock, Md.

He loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by three daughters, Christine McGinley and husband, John, of Sneads Ferry, N.C., Roxann Glass and husband, John, of Hancock, Jacklyn Blankley and husband, Gary, of Warfordsburg, Pa.; two sons, Ronald Lee Divel, Sr. and fiancee’, Barbara Sprinkle, of Needmore, Pa., Robert Lee Divel, Jr., of Hancock; one sister, Betty Manning, of Hancock; four brothers, Lloyd Divel, of Hagerstown, Md., Frank Divel, of Falling Waters, W.Va., Kenny Divel, of Frederick, Md.,Roger Divel, of Cleveland, Tn.; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a number nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marshall Divel, Jr., and Herbert Divel.

A service will be held on Thursday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m., at the Grove Funeral Home, in Hancock. Rev. David E. Bucher will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m.

To help defray funeral expenses, contributions may be made to the Grove Funeral Home, P.O. Box 368 Hancock, MD 21750-0368

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