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NEW OXFORD Robert P. Sheely, 68, entered into God's eternal care Thursday, October 24, 2013, at the York Hospital. Robert was the loving husband of Nancy A. (Trone) Sheely, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born May 25, 1945, in Hanover, he was the son of the late Melvin and Marie (Louey) Sheely. Mr. Sheely was a member of Bethel United Church of Christ, Spring Grove. He was also a life-member of the McSherrystown Home Association and a former member of the Republican Club of Hanover. Robert retired from York International after many years of service. In his spare time he enjoyed playing poker. In addition to his wife, Nancy, Robert is survived by his daughter, Linda Harrison and her husband, William of Hanover; his son, Rick Sheely of New Oxford; his six grandchildren, Kiefer Harrison and his fiancee, Kayla Thomas, Dylan Harrison and his girlfriend, Melissa Lyons, Jordan Harrison, Brett Small and his girlfriend, Erin Underwood, Erika Sheely, and McKenzie Sheely; his two great-grandchildren, Dominic Sheely and Braelynn Small; his brother, Richard Sheely and his wife, Mary of Irishtown; and his sister, Betty Howe and her husband, Luther of Gettysburg. He will also be missed by his beloved pets, his dog, Bugsy, and his cats, Miss Gracey and Smokey. He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Utz, and her husband, John. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, with his pastor, the Rev. Lou Ann Jones, officiating. Burial will be in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover. A viewing and time to share memories with the family will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be Rick Sheely, William Harrison, Kiefer Harrison, Dylan Harrison, Brett Small, David Sheely, Todd Lawhead, and Michael Gobrecht. Contributions in memory of Robert may be made to Bethel United Church of Christ, 2112 Yingling Drive, Spring Grove, PA 17362. Memories and condolences may be shared at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Oct. 27, 2013
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