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Robert E. Solinger
Robert E. Solinger, 85, of Elderton, PA, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Robert was born on May 13, 1937, in Indiana, PA, to Donald Lynn and Martha Leila (Linsenbigler) Solinger.
A lifelong resident of Elderton, Bob graduated from Elderton High School and was a member of Elderton Presbyterian Church. He then joined the Navy, serving as a torpedoman's mate on the submarine U.S.S. Clamagore. After working for his father in Solinger's Market, Bob was employed by Peoples Gas for 24 years until his retirement. He served on the Elderton State Bank Board of Directors for many years and was a member of the Elderton Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing, bowling and was a WWII history enthusiast. Bob loved to spend time with his family and friends at Odina Lodge in Elk County.
A beloved uncle, his memory will be cherished by his nieces and nephews, Barbara Morgan, Donald Morgan, Nancy Beil, Ruth Frech and husband, Jay, and William C. Solinger and wife, Nancy; and his great-nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, William Lynn Solinger; and a sister, Anna Mary Morgan.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main Street, Elderton, PA.
Additional visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at the funeral home from 10 AM until the time of funeral service at 11 AM with the Rev. Kathy Nice officiating where military honors will be presented by American Legion Honor Guard.
Interment will be in Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made in Robert's memory to Elderton Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 367, Elderton, PA 15736.
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