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Robert P. Grogan

April 28, 1933 ~ April 9, 2019 (age 85)
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Robert P. Grogan, 85, of Elizabethtown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Juniper Village at Mount Joy.  Born Friday, April 28, 1933 in Scranton, PA, he was the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Jennings) Grogan.  He was married to Mary M. (Buckley) Grogan on May 18, 1957.

A Veteran of the Korean Conflict, Bob proudly served with the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electronic Technician/Instructor.  He was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare serving as an Area Manager for over 22 years. 

Mr. Grogan was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Elizabethtown, the Abraham C. Treichler Lodge No. 682, F & AM, Elizabethtown, as well as the Elizabethtown American Legion.  Above all, Bob will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

In addition to his wife of nearly 62 years, he is survived by three children: Gregory P. Grogan, husband of Loris, of Elizabethtown, Geoffrey P. Grogan, husband of Susan, of Elizabethtown and Patrice C. Snyder, wife of Robert, of Manheim.  Also surviving are Grandchildren: Robbie Grogan, husband of Laura, Tyler Grogan husband of Heather, Angi Urban, wife of Rob, Kaitlyn Wilhelm, wife of Nick, Kelly Snyder, Jared Grogan, Connor Grogan and Grant Grogan; Great Grandchildren: Maxwell and Jackson Urban, Anna Motley, Beckett and Jameson Grogan.  Also surviving are Bob’s siblings: Michael Grogan, husband of Carol, Dorothy Donnelly, wife of Dan, and Patrick Grogan, husband of Paula.  Robert was predeceased by his great granddaughter Rose Mary Grogan. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Monday, April 22, 2019 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 904 Mill Road, Elizabethtown, PA  17022 with Father Bernard Oniwe as Celebrant.  Burial will follow in the Columbarium at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, Elizabethtown.  Visitation will be held at the church from 10 AM until the time of the Mass on Monday.   Arrangements have been entrusted with the Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA  17022, 717-367-1543.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s honor to Juniper Village at Mount Joy, 607 Hearthstone Lane, Mount Joy, PA  17552, Masonic Village Hospice, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 or to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1840 Marshall Drive, Elizabethtown, PA  17022.

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Donations may be made to:

Juniper Village at Mount Joy
607 Hearthstone Lane, Mount Joy PA 17552
Tel: 1-717-492-9692

Masonic Village Hospice
One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown PA 17022
Tel: 1-717-367-1121

St. Peter Catholic Church
1840 Marshall Dr., Elizabethtown PA 17022
Tel: 1-717-367-1255

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