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January 24, 2012

Robert D. Whann, 70, Middleburg

— MIDDLEBURG — Robert D. Whann, 70, of Middle Road, passed away on Monday evening, Jan. 23, 2012, at his home.

He was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Robert D. and Helen (Whites) Whann. On Jan. 5, 1960, he married the former Theresa M. Green, who survives.

Robert had been employed by the Edgcomb Steel Co. as a machine operator until his retirement.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Kreamer Sportsmen’s Club. The joy of his life was his family.

In addition to his wife of 52 years, he is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Robert D. Jr. and Kimberly Whann, of Abington, and Michael J. Whann, of Philadelphia; three daughters and sons-in-law, Theresa M. and Robert Burwell, of Philadelphia, Deborah J. and David Cash, of Fallsington, and Judith L. and John Effrig, of Philadelphia; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sandra Stones and Audrey Collins, both of Bloomsburg.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Burns Funeral Home, 9708 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia.

Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 W. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are by the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg.

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