Robert L. Ferrebee
July 22, 2018
Robert L. Ferrebee, 93 of Pine Grove, passed away on Sunday, July 22, in the Lehigh Valley Health East in Pottsville.
Born on December 17, 1924 in Pine Grove, he was a son of the late John and Stella Miller Ferrebee.
Robert was a W.W.II veteran with the U.S Marine Corps where he was a corporal and served as an amphibian Truck Crewman. He was qualified on the Rifle MM and Bayonet. He participated in action against the enemy at Okinawa, Ryukyu Island, and in the occupation of China. He received the Good Conduct Medal.
Robert was a truck driver six years for the former Fox-Knapp Mfg. in Pine Grove and then worked 30 years as a Conductor for Reading Railroad/Conrail in Enola.
He was a member of Jacob's Lutheran Church , Pine Grove,
Preceding him in death were his wife, Anna Louise Miller Ferrebee in August of 1980, three sisters, Amy Koons, Eva Warner, Mabel Sattizahn; five Brothers, Harry, William, Harrison, Elmer, and John Ferrebee.
Surviving are two Sons, Dale and wife Brenda Ferrebee of Schuylkill Haven, David and wife Audrey Ferrebee of Danville; Grandson, Jeremiah Ferrebee, Granddaughter, Tamara Noecker, four step grandchildren, Aleisha Brixius, Jeremy Herring, Jared Bardall, Aaron Bardall; Great-Granddaughter, Caeli Noecker, Great-Grandson, John Noecker; four step great grandchildren, Delton Brixius, Julia Brixius, Cadence Herring, Finley Herring; and a Sister, Sadie Umbenhauer of Pine Grove.
Funeral Services will be held at Jacob's Lutheran Church, 316 Suedberg Road, Pine Grove, on Wednesday, July 25, at 11:00 am with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, July 25, from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Jacob's Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in the Jacob's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove.
The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Jacob's Lutheran Church, c/o Denice Wolfe, 318 Suedberg Road Pine Grove, PA 17963, in his memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove, is in charge of services. You may send condolences to the family online at our website www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com.