Robert C “Bob” Rotz obituary 1931~2021


Robert C “Bob” Rotz died October 30, 2021 lovingly cared for by the staff at Elmcroft Assisted Living.

Robert C "Bob" Rotz
Robert C “Bob” Rotz

A 1949 graduate of Chambersburg High School, he was formerly employed at The Swift Company, Grove Manufacturing and retired from the Chambersburg Post Office as a window clerk in 1992. He also owned Rotz’s Golf Club Repair business for many years.

An avid golfer, Bob enjoyed golfing at courses in and out of state, especially Pinehurst, North Carolina.

He is survived by his wife Marie, daughters Barbara Pinkussohn (Jeff) and Cindy Rotz, nieces Linda Weldon (Keith), MarySue Keath (Frank) and nephew Terry G. Koons (Carol).

He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin Blaine and Mary Jane (Butterbaugh) Rotz, an infant daughter in 1954, a niece Karen L. Rotz, a brother Calvin Blaine (Sam) Rotz, Jr. and sister Lorraine E. Koons.

Bob would appreciate donations to Summit Health Foundation, 785 Fifth Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201 in honor of Dr. Iwona Janicka, WellSpan Palliative Care or Hematology/Oncology Bridge Fund in honor of Dr. John F. Robinson, or Grane Hospice Care, 1200 Camp Bypass, Suite 205, Camp Hill, PA 17011-3700. 

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home.

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