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Robert A. Renz

AGE: 82 • Elkton

Robert A. (Pappy) Renz, age 82, of Elkton, Maryland, died on March 21, 2017 at Seasons Hospice. Mr. Renz was born in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania and attended Claymont High School. Mr. Renz retired from James River Corp. where he worked as Maintenance Superintendent. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959 and the Army Reserves until 1963. He enjoyed boating on the Chesapeake with his family and friends. Mr. Renz was predeceased by his parents, Avery and Ernestine Renz, and brothers, Richard and George Renz.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norma J. Renz, daughter Diane and husband Danny Kilpatrick, son Leonard Shatley and wife Linda, daughter Debbie and husband Richard Dunion, and daughter Donna and husband Ronald Bennett. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and 6 step great grandchildren, and a sister Barbara Defrancis.

Friends may call on Tuesday, March 28, at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, DE, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in memory of Mr. Renz to Seasons Hospice Foundation, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 25 to Mar. 27, 2017
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