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Robert C. Shellhammer Jr.

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Robert C. Shellhammer Jr.

MARBLEHEAD: Robert C. Shellhammer Jr., 70, residing in both Marblehead and Bradenton, FL, passed away early Sunday morning, April 15, 2012 at Providence Care Center after a lengthy illness.

Robert was born on June 27, 1941 in Hattisburg, MS to the late Robert and Helen (Schutt) Shellhammer. He was a retired boilermaker working through the Union Local 85 out of Rossford, Ohio for 30 years of service.

He was a member of the Paragon Masonic Lodge out of Toledo, Ohio, and Woodbine OES.

Robert is survived by one daughter, Sherri Shellhammer of Toledo, OH; three sons, Robert Shellhammer III of NC, David Shellhammer of Toledo, OH, and Michael Shellhammer of NC; three sisters, Jeannine (Jack) Hardy of Swanton, OH, Marcia Krieg of Fenton, MI, and Patricia (John) Spears of Oregon, OH; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Thomas Shellhammer of FL, and Steven Shellhammer of GA; step-daughters, April Shanke of Port Clinton, Sherry Gurtz of Fort Meyers, FL, and Kim Hernandes of St. Augusta, FL; step-son, David Lawson of Dayton, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his wife, Edith (Burkhart) Shellhammer; and sons, Joseph and John Shellhammer.

Friends may call from 4-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky. The Perseverance Lodge will conduct a Masonic service at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with the Pastor John Adams of New Life Church officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

Those wishing to contribute to Robert's memory may do so to , 43099 North Ridge Road, PO Box 3292, Lorain, OH 44053 or One's Favorite Charity. Condolences may be shared on line at www.grofffuneralhomes.com.

Published in the News Herald on Apr. 18, 2012
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