Robert Edward Grimplin

May 28, 1946 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 75)


Robert Edward Grimplin, Fairchance, Pa.

     Robert Edward Grimplin, 75 of Fairchance, Pa. passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at home.

     He was born on May 28, 1946 in Charleroi, Pa.

     Preceding him in death were his parents, Andrew Grimplin Sr. and Agnes (Mattay) Grimplin.

     Surviving are his wife, Lu-Ann Grimplin; daughter, Sara Grimplin and friend Laura; brothers, Andrew Grimplin Jr. and wife Elaine and John Grimplin and wife Mary Ann; sister, Frances “Tiny” Shank and friend Bill Smith and several nieces and nephews.

     Robert was a Vietnam War veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was the Service Officer of the Faith-Gray-McArdle VFW Post in Masontown, Pa.

     The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 10 to 11:00 a.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Vince Cable officiating.

     Interment will follow in the Smithfield-Fairchance American Legion Post 278 Veterans Cemetery at Maple Grove Cemetery in Fairchance with Military Rites being accorded by Masontown Veterans Honor Guard.

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