Robert Kashner,86, of Danville, PA passed away
peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at his
residence. He was born June 10, 1933 in Danville PA; ≠≠≠≠≠≠≠≠≠ the son of
the late Walter and Hazel Bookmiller Kashner.
Bob graduated from Danville High School in 1951.
He served his country in The United States Army
during the Korean War from 1951-1955.
He was married for 64 years to his devoted wife
Lois Jean Burns Kashner. They were married August 20, 1955.
Bob was employed for 42 years as a chemical
operator at Merck and Company in Riverside PA, from where he retired.
He was a member of St. Peterís United Methodist
Church Riverside where he served on the Consistory and as a Trustee. His
other memberships included the Danville -Mahoning Lodge #224 Free and
Accepted Masons and the Caldwell Consistory in Bloomsburg PA; Goodwill and
East End Fire Companies;The Danville Elks; American Legion and the VFW.
Bob was deeply devoted to his church and to his
family. He loved traveling with his wife, vegetable gardening and enjoyed
making woodcut ornaments for his lawn at Christmas. He will be greatly
missed by his family and friends and will be remembered as a cheerful
friend, a caring father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a devoted,
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three
daughters; Karen Kashner of Bloomsburg PA; Barbara Keeler and her husband
Pete of Bloomsburg PA and Brenda Boughner and her husband John of Sunbury
Also surviving are nine grandchildren, seven
great-grandchildren, and two nieces. He was preceded in death by one
brother, Donald Kashner and one sister, Lois Dykins.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Bobís Life on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St.
Peterís United Methodist Church 426 Sunbury Road Riverside PA with Pastor
Victoria Apicella officiating. Burial will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery
Danville PA. Friends will be received from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM at which
time the Masonic services will be held. Military rites will be accorded by
the American Legion Post 40 Honor Guard.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the church
or Shrinerís Childrenís Hospital 3551 North Broad Street Philadelphia PA
Arrangements were under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home 42 W Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.