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Clara R. Robinson

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Clara R. Robinson, 70, of Carlisle, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. She was born on Friday, July 11, 1941, in Juniata County, a daughter of the late Lester W. Reeder, Sr. and Hilda K. (Fry) Reeder.

Clara was a 1959 graduate of Boiling Springs High School and had worked several years with the former Commonwealth National Bank and most recently had retired while working with M & T Bank, both of Carlisle. She loved and enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, cooking and doing puzzles.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 46 years, Charles J. "Jim" Robinson, one son, Dale L. Robinson of Shippensburg, two daughters; Tracy R. Reich (and her husband, Alan) of Gardners and Robin S. Robinson of Carlisle, one brother, Lester W. Reeder, Jr., of Carlisle, four sisters; Wilma Clippinger of Carlisle, Evelyn Reeder of Boiling Springs, Josephine Bollinger of Carlisle and Cindy Hockenbury of West Palm Beach, FL, three grandchildren; Paige Robinson, Morgan Reich and Hayden Reich and many nieces and nephews. Clara was preceded in death by one brother, James Reeder and three sisters; Kay Warren, Ruby Gehr and Patricia Miller.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2011, in the Masonic Center, 1236 Holly Pike, Carlisle, with Rev. Lynn R. Schultz officiating. Visitation and fellowship will immediately follow the services at the Masonic Center. Burial will be private. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Church of Christ, 30 N. Pitt St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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Dale, Jim and family. I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother/wife.

Wayne Deakin

Please accept my sincere condolences at the loss of your wife, mom & sister. Clara & I worked together at Commonwealth & I've always had a soft spot in my heart for her. She such a fun person. I am so sorry for your loss.

Cheryl Lowery

I was so sorry to read of your mother's passing in the paper. She always was a nice person to talk with at the bank - keep her close in your heart and enjoy the memories. Take Care - keeping your family in our prayers.

Cheryl White-Malpezzi

Jim, She is Gone But Not Forgotten. Where She Awaits Us All .

Skip Shoffner Dc. Ret.

My sincere thoughts and prayers go out towards Uncle Jim and my cousins.I am so sorry for your loss,I always hoped that nobody else in the family would lose their mother as my sisters and I have.Words cannot express my full sympathy. God be with you all each and every day.

Sherri Warren

Tracy sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

The Padgett Family - Skip, Mary, Corbin, Caitlyn, Caleb and Casey

Jim and family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember your wife fondly when I would go to the bank to visit my Dad so many years ago and she was a lovely lady. She is someone you do not forget.

Carol (Hefelfinger) Wert

Prayers for your family. May memories of Clara bring you peace.

Shelly, Shawn, Delaney and Peyton Lawyer


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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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