|Birth: ||Jan. 11, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 28, 2011|
Robert S. McCauley, 82, died on Wednesday September 28, 2011 at the home of his daughter, Karen Beaver following an illness. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Robert S. and Kathlyn (Maloney) McCauley. Robert and his wife resided in Clear Water, Florida at The On Top of the World Community. He moved to Lancaster in August of this year to be closer to his family. He was married for 53 years to the late Joan T. (Towson) McCauley who passed away on January 8, 2006.
Bob was as an insurance agent for State Farm Insurance Company for 33 years until he retired in 1989. He was a 1947 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School. Following graduation, Bob entered the military serving in the Army ranking as a Corporal and was stationed at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Bob was a member of the BPOE- Clear Water, Florida Post 1525 and a past member of the Lancaster Elks. He is also a past member of the Knights of Columbus and the Loyal Order of Moose. Bob's special interests included being past chairman of the Lancaster Building Code Board of Appeals from 1960 to 1975, being a past member of the Lancaster City Water Authority from 1973 to 1990, and being a past coach of the Conestoga Valley Midget Football program.
He was an avid sports fan especially all the Philadelphia, Notre Dame and Penn State teams and enjoyed playing cards of all types. He was a former member of numerous clubs at the On Top of the World Community where he resided, including Vice President of the Pennsylvania Club. He was also a member of the Irish Club, New York/New Jersey Club, Columbia Club, Great Lakes Club and the Fun Club. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Clear Water, Florida where he served as an usher.
Robert is survived by three children: Neil P. McCauley husband of Kelly of Lititz; Karen A. wife of Thomas "Tim" Beaver of Lancaster; Linda S. wife of Eric J. Steffy of Washington Boro, PA. He will be missed by his eight grandchildren: Sarah, Tom, Kaitlyn, Alex, Brendan, Kendall, Josh, Connor and by a great-granddaughter, Leah. Bob was preceded in death by a sister, Kathlyn Stafford.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at 2pm on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 601 East Delp Road, Lancaster 17601 with Msgr. Richard Youtz as Celebrant. A visitation with the family will be held at the church prior to Mass from 1pm to 2pm. Intombment will be at St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Bob's name to either Lancaster Catholic High School, 650 Juliette Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601-4387 or to Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 1604-4125 or www.hospiceoflancaster.org. To send the family an online condolence please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 717-560-5100.
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 9/29/2011
Joan Towson McCauley (1930 - 2006)
CPL United States Army
Saint Josephs New Roman Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
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