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Robert F. Hockenberry

May 8, 1936 ~ October 19, 2020 (age 84)


Robert F. Hockenberry, 84, formerly of Orbisonia, PA, died Monday, October 19, 2020 at Aristacare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia, PA.

Born May 8, 1936 at Doylesburg, PA, he was a son of the late Clair W. “Ted” and Frances V. (Hockenberry) Hockenberry. He was united in marriage to the former Shirley J. Parson on June 9, 1956. Mrs. Hockenberry preceded in death on February 17, 2017.

He is survived by two children, Keith R. Hockenberry and his wife Susan of Shade Gap, PA and Connie R. Gates of Greenville, PA. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Jeramie Gates, Nicole Gates and Catherine Bachman, three great grandchildren, Riley and Laynie Gates and Shawn Bachman, Jr. and one brother, Norman A. Hockenberry of Dry Run, PA. Two brothers, Richard and Wallace Hockenberry, preceded in death.

Mr. Hockenberry was a member of the Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, RD, Shade Gap, PA. He served on the Orbisonia Borough Council for 12 years. 

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA after 30 years service as a mechanic.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Fair Ridge Cemetery, RD, Shade Gap, PA with Rev. Berry Brown officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, 22776 Piper Lane, Shade Gap, PA 17255.



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Private Committal

Fair Ridge Cemetery
22776 Piper Road
Shade Gap, PA 17255

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