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112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
Robert  Solder

Robert John Solder Sr.

Friday, January 9th, 1948 - Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Robert John Solder, Sr., 71, of Shippensburg, departed this life on the afternoon of Sunday, February 17, 2019, at the Chambersburg Hospital.

He was born on January 9, 1948, in Chambersburg, a son of the late Edward J. and Mary R. Eberly Solder. Robert was U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, enlisting on January 25, 1967 and honorably discharged on November 28, 1969. He married Lynda J. Miller on June 23, 1973, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bethel, CT.

Robert worked as an engineer and surveyor for Michael J. Baker, Inc., Beaver, PA, for thirty-three years, retiring in 2003. He was a member of the Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg, and its Knights of Columbus Council #12551.

Robert was well known for the annual Memorial Day and Labor Day party’s that he had been hosting on his farm since 1988. He was also known for his smoked ribs and mastery of the grill. Robert was a big fan of the New England Patriots and New York Giants. The two football teams that his nephew, Nate, played for. Also, Hawaii was a favorite and special place for Robert and his family to travel too. He enjoyed it so much, that they traveled there more than twenty times.

In addition to his wife of forty-five years, Lynda, he is survived by two sons, Robert John “Rob” Solder and wife Layla of Canton, NC and Thomas J. “Tom” Solder and wife Emily of Chapel Hill, NC; two grandsons, Kenai J. Solder and Caeden J. Solder, both of Canton, NC; granddaughter, Sonja J. Solder of Canton, NC; two brothers, Edward L. Solder of Leadville, CO and David P. Solder of Kerrsville, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his sister, Doris R. Walker.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, February 22, 2019, at the Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg. Father Dwight Schlaline will officiate. Interment with military honors conducted by the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion, Post #223, Shippensburg, will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may made to the American Cancer Society.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    112 West King St.
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  • Service

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church
    305 North Prince Street
    shippensburg, PA 17257
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    Father Dwight D. Schlaline
  • Interment

    Spring Hill Cemetery
    114 North Morris St.
    shippensburg, PA 17257
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    Interment with military honors conducted by the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223, Shippensburg.
  • Reception

    Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church
    305 North Prince Street
    shippensburg, PA 17257
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Sherry Haynes

Posted at 01:38pm
I hope this tree will stand tall and proud Bob, in tribute to your life well lived.
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Tom Smith

Posted at 11:27am
Lynda, Rob, and Tom - Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. We (his old Baker Buddies) will miss him and his special personality. We spent many days and nights completing critical projects and tasks and Bob was always positive and focused. He was well respected by his fellow employees, but what set him apart was how well he was respected by his clients. They kept coming back to Bob, as they knew he would get the job done, no matter the challenges presented or the effort required. He will be missed by all.

Tom and Sharon Smith, one of his many Baker buddies from the Alexandria, VA Office.

mike bannon

Posted at 02:16pm
May Bob Solder Sr. rest in the Peace of Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior. Mike Bannon, a fellow Vietnam War Vet.

John & Ana Maurer

Posted at 01:32pm
Sorry for your loss Lyn, Robert and Tom! The Maurer’s always enjoyed Bob’s company. Ana love to talk to him about life and always over a yummy soup he prepared! Memorial day and Labor Day picnic is where a lot of fun at Bob’s with Bob and the famous ribs he cooked for all his friends. He was a great cook, awesome friend, amazing husband and dad! He was a trooper, never complain about his health. He was always very optimistic. He will be greatly missed! R.I.P. Bob ❤️ Sending our love and prayers to the family! Lyn you gained an angel in heaven! 👼🏻❤️ Love you guys...

Connie Fogelsanger

Posted at 09:31am
Sending my deepest sympathy to Bob's family. I was a classmate of Bob's and always thought so much of him. I'm sure he will be terribly missed. Connie Fogelsanger

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