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Robert A. Scholp

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BENNINGTON -- Robert A. Scholp, 64, a resident of Rocky Lane, died Friday morning, April 9, 2004 at his home due to cancer.

Mr. Scholp and his family moved to Bennington two and a half years ago.

Born in Jersey City, N.J. on Dec. 7, 1939, he was the eldest of six children born to Arthur R. and Dorothy (Murray) Scholp. He attended parochial elementary schools in Fairview and Bergenfield, N.J. and graduated from Bergenfield High School, Class of 1957. He lived in Butler and Bloomingdale, N.J. before relocating to Vermont. He was a film and video editor, starting his career at Felix the Cat Creations, before joining the U.S. Army Signal Air Corps for three years during the Korean Conflict. After which he spent the next five years editing cartoons and commercials. He had been employed by CBS News for 30 years before retiring due to his illness. Known by the nickname of “Buffalo” to his friends, he was a great lover of country music, especially bluegrass, and had many friends among the artists. The two things he was most proud of, after his family, were having his picture put on an album cover by his friend Lester Flatt and being the owner of Green Bay Packers stock. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Karen Gabelman Scholp of Bennington; his daughters Dawn Scholp, Maureen Scholp and Amanda Scholp all of Bennington; three sons by a previous marriage, Robert L. Scholp and Michael Scholp of Coleman, Mich., and Thomas Scholp and daughter-in-law Margaret of Sanford, Mich.; two brothers, Donald Scholp of California and Arthur Scholp of Nevada; two sisters, Carol Scholp of Arkansas and Eileen Scholp of California; two grandsons, Hunter and Christopher; as well as 11 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, William, in January 2004.

Born in Jersey City, N.J. on Dec. 7, 1939, he was the eldest of six children born to Arthur R. and Dorothy (Murray) Scholp. He attended parochial elementary schools in Fairview and Bergenfield, N.J. and graduated from Bergenfield High School, Class of 1957. He lived in Butler and Bloomingdale, N.J. before relocating to Vermont. He was a film and video editor, starting his career at Felix the Cat Creations, before joining the U.S. Army Signal Air Corps for three years during the Korean Conflict. After which he spent the next five years editing cartoons and commercials. He had been employed by CBS News for 30 years before retiring due to his illness. Known by the nickname of “Buffalo” to his friends, he was a great lover of country music, especially bluegrass, and had many friends among the artists. The two things he was most proud of, after his family, were having his picture put on an album cover by his friend Lester Flatt and being the owner of Green Bay Packers stock. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Karen Gabelman Scholp of Bennington; his daughters Dawn Scholp, Maureen Scholp and Amanda Scholp all of Bennington; three sons by a previous marriage, Robert L. Scholp and Michael Scholp of Coleman, Mich., and Thomas Scholp and daughter-in-law Margaret of Sanford, Mich.; two brothers, Donald Scholp of California and Arthur Scholp of Nevada; two sisters, Carol Scholp of Arkansas and Eileen Scholp of California; two grandsons, Hunter and Christopher; as well as 11 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, William, in January 2004.

Funeral services will be held at the Morrison Funeral Home in Butler, N.J. on Saturday, April 17 with Deacon Harry White officiating. There are no calling hours.
Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 10, 2004
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