Robert L. Welcomer

Robert (Bob) L. Welcomer, Sr, 84 passed away on November 27, 2022 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, formerly of Maytown.  Born in Middletown he was the son of the late Melvin and Mary (Watts) Welcomer.

Bob graduated from Donegal High School in 1957. He was a member of the Reformed UCC Church, Maytown. A member of the Washington Masonic Lodge, No 265 in Bloomsburg, PA and the Scottish Rite.  Bob served many years as a volunteer firefighter and fire chief, and was a life member of the Maytown fire dept. He was a life member of the Conewago Rod and Gun Club where he was a regular trap shooter for many years.

Bob, is survived by his brother Donald Welcomer husband of Dana, Mount Joy and his four children, Karin M. Shaeffer-Fletcher and husband Thomas, Monroe, NC, Robert L. Welcomer, Jr. and wife Cynthia, Sharon L. Johnson and husband Steve, Seymour TN, and Craig S. Welcomer and wife Tina of Womelsdorf, PA.

He is also survived by six grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, Ryan, Kayla, Zachary and Laura Mae, six great grandchildren, one nephew Andy Welcomer, and his life partner of 35+ years Rita Welcomer.

The family would like to express their sincere thank you, to the staff at the Masonic Village for the wonderful care their father received.

Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Cremation Services of Lancaster – 717-cremate

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  • Is this the man who managed the IGA in Mount Joy? If so – I remember them well – nice people – ccondolences to the family – remember son Bob!

  • Taking care of Bob at MV was a pleasure. He had so many stories to share with me about his life and it was always a fun time listening to them. He sounded to me like he had a great life full of adventures. My condolences to his family.

  • The world will not be the same without Bob Welcomer; he will be remembered fondly by those who knew him best. A sad day to be sure….prayers and condolences extended to his family.

  • Condolences and sympathy for his family. Bob was full of fun and loved life. He will be greatly missed.

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