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Robert P. Auman, 84, of 310 George St., St. Marys, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
He was born April 1, 1927 in St. Marys, son of the late Leonard J. and Florence Kerner Auman.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Mary's Parochial School and Central Catholic High School. He was a retired employee of the Stackpole Carbon Co., retiring in 1987 after 40 years of service.
On June 16, 1951 in the St. Maryâ€™s Church, he married Margery M. Dippold, who survives.
Mr. Auman was a member of the St. Maryâ€™s Church; a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army; a member of the American Legion; and a former board member of the St. Maryâ€™s Cemetery. He was a member of the CYMA, where he served as director for 34 years, and was a member of the CYMA bowling teams. He was also in the horseshoe pitching league at Bear Run for 40 years.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a daughter, Debra L. (Todd) Greiner of Ridgway; two sons, Thomas L. (Christine) Auman and Timothy S. Auman, both of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Julie K. Collins, Jodi L. Guisto, Benji Auman, Robbie Auman and Tommie Auman; five great-grandchildren, Brennan, Dylan, Nathan, Noah and Kate; and two brothers, Kenneth Auman and Richard Auman, both of St. Marys.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David R. Auman, who died on May 25, 2004.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert P. Auman will be celebrated in the St. Maryâ€™s Church on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Meinrad Lawson, OSB, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Maryâ€™s Cemetery. Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemenâ€™s Burial Detail.
Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County, St. Joseph Monastery, 303 Church St., St. Marys, PA 15857; or to the Community Nurses, Inc. Memorial Fund, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.