Marstiller, 84 LEWES - Robert E. Marstiller "BOB" passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. Mr. Marstiller was born on March 12, 1929 in Akron, Ohio, son of the late Glenn Stewart Marstiller and Caroline Hamrick Marstiller. Bob began his working life in the coal mines, at a steel factory and for the Goodyear Aircraft factory. He then went on to spend 22 years with the US Postal Service in Lewes, retiring in 1991 as a letter carrier.
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He was a US ARMY veteran having served during the Korean Conflict for two years as an MP in Korea and later he was stationed at Fort Miles in Lewes until his discharge in 1952. He was a member of the Lewes Presbyterian Church, the Lewes Lions Club where he had served in all the chairs including serving as President where he was presented with the Melvin Jones Fellowship award. He was one of the organizers for the Meet Loaf Club at Lemon Tree for approximately 20 years. Bob thoroughly enjoyed wood working which included furniture for his home, a Dulcimer, and a sound system console desk for his church. He also took great pride in his pick up trucks.
Mr. Marstiller is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Aline E. (Stevie) Marstiller of Lewes; two sisters, Virginia Kuhn of Manchester, Conn., and Eleanor J. Tacy of Beverly, W.Va.; one brother, Glenn Junior Marstiller of Windham, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two sisters; and five brothers.
A Funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE., where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment with military honors will be in Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lewes, DE.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewes Presbyterian Church Music Program, 133 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958 or to the SPCA, 22918 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Please visit Mr. Marstiller's Life Memorial and sign the online guest registry at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com
Published in NewsZapDE on Apr. 10, 2013