Robert L. Zullinger

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Robert L. Zullinger Robert Luther Zullinger, 96, of Menno Village, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, following a brief illness. He was born on January 17, 1918, in Shippensburg and was the son of Luther Frederick Zullinger and Grace Catherine Campbell Zullinger. Mr. Zullinger was a graduate of Shippensburg State Teachers College and taught math in the Chambersburg Area School District for 42 years, retiring in 1980. He served in the U.S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant during World War II and was stationed in Italy and France. Mr. Zullinger was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg for approximately 65 years. He was also a member of the National Retired Teachers Association and the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. His wife, Evelyn Ruth Deardorff Zullinger, died on June 16, 2009. They were married for almost 63 years. He is survived by two sons, R. Fredric Zullinger (and wife Roxana Rife Zullinger) of Mechanicsburg, and David L. Zullinger (Suzanne Segal) of Cherry Hill, New Jersey; two grandsons, Todd M. Zullinger of Sarasota, Florida and Chad M. Zullinger (and wife Tonya Morrison Zullinger) of Dillsburg; two great-grandchildren, Dillon M. Zullinger and Lexi M. Zullinger of Dillsburg; and three nephews. In addition to his wife, Mr. Zullinger was preceded in death by his brother, James W. Zullinger; and his sister, Marie C. Zullinger. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27 in the Chapel at Menno Village. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post #1599. There will be no viewing. Online condolences may be expressed at
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Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Inc.
297 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 263-3414
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Published in Public Opinion on June 24, 2014
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