Robert Rhoades Enterline, 84

January 22, 2009

MAY 6, 1924-JAN. 20, 2009

Robert Rhoades Enterline, 84, of 1044 Benjamin Place in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Tuesday, May 6, 1924, in Ashland, Pa., he was the son of the late LeRoy E. Enterline and the late Nellie R. Weaver Enterline.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen E. Enterline, in 2007.

He was a 1949 graduate of Lehigh University, where he received his degree in engineering.

He was a decorated veteran of World War II, serving in the 103rd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army.

He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft, Grove Manufacturing and later retired from Letterkenny Army Depot.

He was a member of Haven Lutheran Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Ann E. Bradley and husband, Mark, of Union Bridge, Md., and Nancy E. DeSesa and husband, Michael, of Whitehall, Md.; one son, Steven Charles Enterline and wife, Judith, of Winchester, Va.; one sister, Elizabeth Adams of Doylestown, Pa.; one brother, William W. Enterline of Chestertown, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Westley Enterline, Darren Enterline, Christine Bradley, Carolyn Bradley, Katherine Bradley, Jonathan Bradley, David Bradley and Rebekah Bradley; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Services will be Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Linda M. Alessandri officiating.

Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, and Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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