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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Robert W. Shelley, 76, of Gaines, PA

Robert W. Shelley, 76, of Gaines, PA, died on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at his home.

Born July 20, 1933, in Gaines, he was a son of the late Ralph and Hazel (Hampton) Shelley.

He was a member of the last graduating class of the Gaines School in 1953. He was a Veteran, having served with the United States Army in the Korean War.

He was married to the former Faye Connelly, who predeceased him on January 28, 1980.

Bob was a self employed carpenter. He was a member of the Galeton VFW Post #6611 and the Galeton Moose and was an extremely skilled woodworker who loved to fish and hunt.

Surviving are two sons, Glenn (Roberta) Shelley, Elmira, NY and Robert Bruce (Dawn) Shelley, Anchorage, AK; two daughters, Virginia (Rusty) Johnson, Gaines and Brenda Brown, Wellsboro, PA; a sister, Edith M. Moorse; twelve grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, Galeton, on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 11:00-12:00pm, with Funeral Services following at 12:00pm. The Rev. Bradley Prouty will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gaines Game Feeders.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

to bobs family we have known bob 4 many years we will miss his strange laugh and his quaint sence of humor rip bob