Robert H. Wonder

By on October 16, 2013

96, U.S. Army, former head of the

trust dept. at Farmers National Bank

Robert H. Wonder, 96, Lancaster, formerly of Brunnerville, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at The Mennonite Home.

Born in Warwick Township, he was the husband of the late H. Muriel Greiner Wonder who passed away Jan. 17, 2011. He was the son of the late Harry S. and Stella Wonder.

Robert graduated from the former Lititz High School and began his career March 1, 1939 with the Farmers National Bank, now known as Susquehanna Bank in Lititz. He began as a teller and bookkeeper, later becoming a trust officer. He proudly served his country with the United States Army from 1942 to 1946 and returned to banking in April 1946. He retired as the head of the trust department Dec. 31, 1979.

A lifelong member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, he enjoyed painting water colors, traveling with his wife all over the world, and truly had an interest in the Lititz community and any services related to veterans.

He is survived by two great nephews: James H., Jr., Kready, husband of Kathryn Kready, West Reading and Philip A., husband of Diane Kready, Montserrat, West Indies; two great nephews: James H. Kready III; Eric Kready, husband of Jennifer and one great niece: Tracey and four great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Miriam Kready.

Relatives and friends attended Bob’s life celebration funeral service from Trinity E.C. Church, Lititz, Oct. 14 with The Rev. Harry T. Dow and The Rev. Ryan E. Taylor officiating. Interment took place at the New Evangelical Cemetery following a luncheon at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in his memory to Trinity E.C. Church, 44 E. Orange St., Lititz, PA, 17543.

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