Robert W. Rutherford obituary 1944~2020


Robert W. Rutherford, Jr. 76, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Born July 15, 1944 in Greensburg, PA, he was the son of the late Robert W. Rutherford, Sr. and Madeline (Lynch) Rutherford, and the widower of the late Mary Margaret (Rowe) Rutherford, who passed away on December 23, 2007.

A Veteran of the Air Force Reserves, Bob was also a member of the Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 842. He worked as a supervisor for the Bell Telephone Company.

Surviving are his children, Jennifer Brown (Brian) and Jody Payne (Tommy); four grandchildren, Spencer, Olivia, Jenny, and Carter; one sister, Donna DeLoretta; and nieces Karin Shincovich, Barri Cillie, Elizabeth Mossor, and Blythe Wilson.

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In accord with his wishes, there will be no viewing or services.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17603.

Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home.

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