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Robert Edward Shumaker

April 12, 1940 ~ December 31, 2018 (age 78)

Robert Edward Shumaker, 78, of Grantsville, MD, died Monday, December 31, 2018, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.

Born April 12, 1940, in Champion, PA, he was the son of the late Alvin A. and Etta Mae (Ritenour) Shumaker. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, May (Brenneman) Shumaker; five brothers, Odie, Clyde, David, Gene and Alvin Shumaker, Jr.; two sisters, Helen Satcho and Betty Baer.

Mr. Shumaker was a groundskeeper, mowed lawns and was a handyman. He was a member of the Grace Community Church.

He is survived by two brothers, Abraham Shumaker, Somerset, PA; Harold Shumaker, Saluda, NC and half-sister, Bonnie Miller, Grantsville.

The family wishes to thank Goodwill Mennonite Home for the excellent care given to Bob for the past 6 years.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Ross Glotfelty officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Champion.

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