Robert A. “Bob” Cohick, Sr., 84, formerly
of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 in Elmcroft Assisted Living in Shippensburg. He
was born December 21, 1931 in Carlisle, and was a son of the late Albert and Hester (Negley) Cohick. Robert
was married for 62 years to the late Thelma E. (Barrick) Cohick, who passed away on August 1, 2012.
Bob was a 1950 graduate of Carlisle High School. He had worked for 45 years at the former Early’s
Furniture Store in Carlisle and retired from the former Farmers Trust Bank, Carlisle. He was a member of
Carlisle United Methodist Church, the Elks Lodge, Eagles Aerie 1299 and was a 57 year member of St. John’s Masonic Lodge,
all of Carlisle.
He is survived by one son, Robert A. “Rob”
(and his wife, Gail) Cohick, II of Carlisle, two daughters; Cathy A. (and her husband, Duane) Mayberry and Cristen C. (and
her husband, Rickey) Barrick, both of Newville, one brother, Albert “Buzz” Cohick, two sisters; Beulah “Boots”
Baer and Agnes Miller, all of Carlisle, two granddaughters; Bryn and Brady Barrick, two great-grandsons; Dalton and Clayton
Heishman and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers; Earl, Seldon, Donald and Eugene Cohick,
sisters; Harriet Herr and Grace Donley and one granddaughter, Corey Mayberry Heishman.
A visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016, followed by funeral services at 1:00 p.m. in the Ewing
Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St, Carlisle, with Rev. Robert Stauffer officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley
Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to a charity of your
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Prayers for your family in this time of loss. I will miss my best friend every day. He made me laugh, he
gave me a purpose to get up everyday and go to work. Now he made me cry. The tears are for his painless life and the
joy he will share with all those who have gone before him. I know he will be watching over all of us and keeping
us in his heart. God is with you until we meet again.
Dear Duane and Cathy,
Prayers for your family during your time of loss. I know that
you have been through many losses, and my heart hurts for you. Your father is now in heaven with his almighty Father, and
at complete peace, the peace that passes all understanding.
Cathy Blocherer Barrick
What a wonderful Guy, met Bob and Wife at my brother Vance's cabin party's.
Delightful couple, enjoyed our visits,, My sympathies to his Family
Vonny Clelan Harrington, Boise ,Idaho
Rob and Gail, so sorry for your loss. Praying that happy
memories help to fill the holes in your hearts.
Carol Krohn (Corky Baker)
I will miss Bob and his smiling face every single day. It was my pleasure to be able to
have him in my life for the last couple years at Elmcroft. He always made me laugh and smile like it was his job. Thank you
to the family for allowing Elmcroft to care for him and allowing us to have him in our lives. I know we all loved him and
will miss him deeply.
Melissa Brandt (Windowpane)
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