John S. Rohr

JOHN ROHR John S. Rohr, 80, of Franconia Twp., passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Pennsburg Manor. He and his beloved wife Grace L. (Hartzell) Rohr would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary in September. Born in Broad Axe, he was a son of the late Samuel and Emma (Cassel) Rohr. He was a self-employed farmer, working on the family farm for most of his life, prior to his retirement in 1990. Mr. Rohr was a lifetime member of Line Lexington Mennonite Church. He was the past Director and President of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, served as the past Director of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Development Council, and was a member of the Montgomery County Soil Conservation District. In his free time he enjoyed going to dinner theaters, playing cards and taking bus trips with friends; but his greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Tim J. Rohr of Souderton and Tom S. Rohr and his wife, Jennifer, of Harleysville; two grandchildren, Wyatt and Hailey; three sisters, Betty Reily and her husband, Paul, of Belleview, FL, Emma Bechtel of Royersford and Marjorie Swartley and her husband, Ray, of Souderton;, and a sister-in-law, Martha Rohr of Perkiomenville. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Faith Ann Rohr; and two brothers, Paul Rohr, and Robert Rohr and his wife Lois. Funeral Services will be held Friday Aug. 9, at 11AM in the Line Lexington Mennonite Church, 80 Hilltown Pike, P O Box 217, Line Lexington, PA 18932. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 9 to 11AM prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Line Lexington Mennonite Church at the above address. Arrangements are by the Sadler-Suess Funeral Home, Telford. www.sadlersuessfuneralhome.net

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Sadler Suess Funeral Home
606 Arch Street Telford, PA 18969
(215) 723-4636
Published in The Reporter on Aug. 6, 2013