MECHANICSBURG - Robert T. Spangler, 78, of Mechanicsburg and formerly of Lewistown, died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Forest Park Health Center in Carlisle.
Born on Nov. 9, 1935, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Thaddeus A. and Catherine (Blessing) Spangler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Ann Gavin.
Robert is survived by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Earlier in life, he attended Sacred Heart Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown, and then later, St. Joseph's in Mechanicsburg.
He had worked as a data processing manager at D & H Distributors, Harrisburg, retiring in 1997 after 31 years.
A graveside service will be held at 3:15 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at Lind Memorial Cemetery, with Father William Weary officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.
Memorial donations in Robert's name may be made to Lewistown Home Health & Hospice: The Bridge, 305 Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.