Robert Fultz

Robert L. Fultz, 84, formerly of 26 Derrick Road, passed away Sunday (April 14, 2013) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born on May 16, 1920, in Degolia, he was a son of the late Joseph and Emma Seaman Fultz. On July 1, 1961, in the Church of the Ascension, he married Marjorie K. Kohl Fultz, who died Sept. 5, 2005.

He attended Custer City School, then entered the U.S. Army on Oct. 22, 1941, and served with the 609th Tank Destroyer Battalion in Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 10, 1945. He was awarded the American Defense Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars.

Upon returning from the service, he worked at Hanley Brick and retired from the Foster Township Water Department, where he was the supervisor.

He was a member of the Church of the Ascension and American Legion.

Surviving are two sisters, Kay Kerr of Kansas City, Kan., and Connie Conners of Bradford; several nieces and nephews including, William (Karen) Benedict, Frances (Cindy) Benedict and Mary Emma (Phil) Ashton.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Norma Benedict and Leola Noxon.

Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 E. Main St., Bradford. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Church of the Ascension, with Rev. Stacey Fussell, rector, officiating. Full military honors and burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Church of the Ascension or Chapel Ridge, 200 St. Francis Drive, Bradford, Pa. 16701 or the .

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Funeral Home

Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street Bradford, PA 16701

Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 16 to Apr. 23, 2013